Brian J. Fox is an entrepreneur, technologist, and investor. The first employee of the Free Software Foundation, Fox created the Bash shell, a key component of virtually every server and desktop computer worldwide. Currently, Fox serves on the board of Orchid Labs, a blockchain company that he co-founded in July 2017, is a founding partner in Kano.ONE, an advisory organization that helps blockchain-based startups, is a managing partner in Santa Barbara based Opus Logica, a venture technology company, and is involved in the push to secure U.S. election systems with open source voting technology. Fox has raised capital from tier one VCs including a16z, Sequoia Capital, and others.
August 23rd, 2021 | 38 mins 57 secs
bash, crypto, fsf, gnu, infrastructure, mars, open source, protocol, vpn
The legendary Brian J. Fox, who created the Bash Shell and he was the first employee of the Free Software Foundation. He is also the Co-Founder of Orchid, a blockchain company that started in 2017 joins us.