Facebook Appoints Director of Engineering Blockchain

Director of engineering blockchain: Facebook has appointed one of its senior engineers Evan Cheng as its first “director of engineering blockchain”. 

The new position was confirmed by Facebook on Tuesday and signals the companies seriousness about the technology.

Cheng has previously been responsible for heading up Programming Languages & Runtimes at Facebook. Prior to that, he held a 10-year stint at Apple.

Describing himself as “an engineer and a technical leader” his social accounts also imply that he is an expert in blockchain and cryptocurrency; “day job – programming languages, runtimes, compilers; …

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