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Mo Balaa


Mo has been building information systems since the year 2000. As a 7th grader, Mo ran file servers for his dad at Mississippi State University where he would later go on to study Biochemistry and Computer Science. Mo moved to California in 2009 to pursue a career as a full-stack software engineer. From backend, to mobile development, to critical infrastructure at Stanford University, Mo has continued to hone his skills as an information systems engineer. Building on his experiences from Silicon Valley, in 2019 Mo set out to focus on building the decentralized telecom of the future.

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Patrick De La Garza


Patrick is an engineering leader and big-data wrangler. He's helped Zocdoc launch data-sensitive products from scratch, acted as Lead Engineer at Blockseer, and helped Sephora re-imagine their internal data platform. Patrick received his degree from Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science. His interests include data architecture, latin jazz, and mutual aid.