Jon is the Co-Founder and Tech Lead of zkLend. He is responsible for the technical development of the protocol and serves as zkLend’s resident Cairorian (also an expert in Solidity and Rust). Jon has vast experience in blockchain; prior projects he has led and built include a decentralised synthetic asset protocol, CEX and DEXes, secure wallets, and on-chain multiplayer games. Jon is passionate about zk-rollup technology and StarkNet and this passion has evolved into him becoming an active and recognized contributor in the Starknet development community. His most notable contribution to date is “starknet-rs”, a developer tool which is a StarkNet client library in Rust. Jon graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic University with Honors.