Emin Gun Sirer

Founder and CEO at Avalanche

Emin Gun Sirer has a wealth of work experience. Emin Gun has been the Founder and CEO of Ava Labs since 2019, where they are responsible for the company's careers page. Emin Gun was previously a Founder of bloXroute Labs from 2017. Prior to that, they were an Associate Professor and Assistant Professor at Cornell University from 2001.

Emin Gun Sirer began their educational journey at Robert College in 1982 and graduated in 1989 with no degree. Emin Gun then attended Princeton University from 1989 to 1993, earning a B.S.E. in Computer Science. Emin Gun continued their studies at the University of Washington from 1993 to 2000, where they obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science.


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  • Founder and CEO

    January, 2019 - present

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