Pramod Viswanath received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer science from University of California at Berkeley in 2000. From 2000 to 2001, he was a member of research staff at Flarion technologies, NJ. From 2001 to 2022, he was on the faculty at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is joining as a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Princeton in July 2022. His current research interests are in blockchains. He is founder and CEO of Kaleidoscope, a blockchain startup company.