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Hiro adds to Board of Directors

Hiro, a developer tools company for builders of the bitcoin economy, has appointed Julia Austin to its Board of Directors.

Austin, a former technology executive and current Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, brings three decades of experience implementing cutting edge technology to rapidly scale companies. As the founder of nonprofit Good For Her, Austin shares Hiro’s vision of a technological future that benefits the public good. 

Austin has spent her entire career at the forefront of new technology, having previously served as chief technology officer at DigitalOcean, vice president of innovation for VMware, Inc, vice president of engineering at Akamai Technologies and has held technical management and consulting positions at several other startups and established companies. Austin currently teaches Startup Operations at Harvard Business School. She is also a certified executive coach, startup advisor and angel investor and currently serves as a board director at Tidelift, an open-source supply chain security provider. 

Austin’s appointment is effective beginning immediately. She joins Hiro CEO Alex Miller as well as Hiro co-founder and creator of the Stacks blockchain, Dr Muneeb Ali, managing partner at Union Square Ventures, Albert Wenger, and Princeton University computer science professor JP Singh on Hiro’s board of directors.

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