Noah is a lifelong advocate of innovation and continuous improvement. In 2015 he obtained his BSc degree from the University of Amsterdam, with a major in Political Science. While finishing hisacademic studies, Noah started actively researching blockchains. Early 2016 he was one of the participants in the Decred airdrop. In his presentation, he will explain how the Decred project has solved the challenge of decentralized governance by implementing an innovative hybrid PoW/PoS blockchain.