Gavin Andresen  

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Gavin Andresen is best known for his participation with bitcoin as a software developer. He’s based in Massachusetts, Amherst.

Originally a developer of 3D graphics and virtual reality software, he became involved in the development of products for the Bitcoin market in 2010, and was appointed the lead developer of the Bitcoin client software reference application by Satoshi Nakamoto after announcing his departure. He established the Bitcoin Foundation in 2012 to support and nurture the growth of the Bitcoin currency and left his position in software development to focus on his job with the Foundation by 2014.

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