Steven Waterhouse

CEO & Co-Founder - Orchid Labs

Dr. Steven Waterhouse (Seven) is the CEO and co-founder of Orchid Labs. Orchid Labs is building a fully distributed market for bandwidth, storage, and computation on top of a programmable network protocol, allowing developers to create distributed applications.

Seven is an investor and entrepreneur who most recently served as a partner at Pantera Capital focusing on blockchain ventures. Seven was a cofounder and CTO of RPX (Nasdaq: RPXC) and previously Director and founder of the Honeycomb product group at Sun Microsystems. He holds a PhD in Engineering from Cambridge with a focus in speech recognition and machine learning. Seven is an avid waterman and loves the kelp filled cold waters of the Pacific west coast.