Dean Tribble

CEO - Agoric

E. Dean Tribble is a pioneer in secure, distributed systems and serial entrepeneur. For AMiX (American Information Exchange), he designed the first production smart contract. As a Principal Architect at Microsoft, he led the security, concurrency, and object-capability design of the Midori operating system. As founder and CTO for Agorics (acquired by Microsoft), he developed the brokerage information system for Schwab’s active traders, the WebMart system for electronic contracts, and the first electronic check project by the FSTC for the DoD. As CTO of VerifyValid and VP of Deluxe, his echeck systems have carried billions of dollars.