Hypernet Labs announced the hiring of Abhishek Priya as Vice President of Engineering. Abhishek has a proven track record of building and leading engineering teams to tackle emerging enterprise technologies at some of Silicon Valley’s renowned innovators, including Meta and Microsoft, where he focused on big data, artificial intelligence and distributed computing.
While at Meta, Abhishek led a team that created tools and solutions for Instagram systems used by millions of SMBs. Previously at Microsoft, Abhishek helped build and lead the engineering team that launched Microsoft Audience Network, generating a revenue stream of over $1 billion for Microsoft Ads. Abhishek holds a master’s degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
“Abhishek brings invaluable expertise and creativity to the Hypernet team. His elite skills will dramatically accelerate our efforts to bring creators and businesses around the world the next generation of functional NFTs to identify people and digital assets on-chain,” said Ivan Ravlich, CEO of Hypernet.
Hypernet has deployed components of the open source Hypernet.Protocol in recent months. During the first months of 2022, Hypernet launched its Hypernet.ID and Hypernet.Mint products. ID provides end users with a durable cross-chain personal identity validated for compliance, single sign-on and more. Mint offers creators and enterprises a no-code/low-code solution to create authenticable and functional NFTs at scale.
“After years of building new projects within the walls of some of the world’s most established companies, I’m thrilled to join Hypernet on the ground floor as we create the infrastructure for the future of technology – Web3 “said Abhishek Priya, Vice President of Engineering.
“NFTs have generated unprecedented excitement throughout their first year in the mainstream, but the most prominent examples have shown only part of what this technology can accomplish and how it can improve our lives. By simplifying verification processes and merging everything from bus passes to medical cards with registries, we are working to create a more secure, efficient and connected world.”