“Kemal has a track record of world changing success, he was most recently responsible for building TensorFlow into the world’s leading machine learning platform and ecosystem,” said Sergey Nazarov, co-founder of Chainlink. “His work there helped to define the machine learning industry and enable millions of developers to be successful using that technology. I am excited to have him join Chainlink Labs to replicate that success in the blockchain industry.”
El Moujahid was the director of product management for TensorFlow at Google, the world’s #1 open source machine learning platform, which he scaled to 300 million downloads and some of the largest enterprise use cases for AI. Prior to his work on TensorFlow, El Moujahid was at Meta (Facebook) where he launched the Messenger platform, connecting 20 million businesses with 1 billion people. While there he also launched M, Facebook’s virtual assistant, ultimately reaching 200 million monthly active users.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join Chainlink Labs at such a pivotal time in blockchain and oracle development,” said El Moujahid. “I have seen the incredible things that developers have built when machine learning tools become more accessible to them. I believe that smart contracts are radically changing the world for the better and Chainlink is in a unique position to accelerate this by enabling millions of developers and builders to take this disruption to new heights.”
In addition to El Moujahid, Chainlink Labs also recently hired Dr. Dahlia Malkhi, former Diem Association chief technology officer, as the company’s chief research officer. Mike Derezin, former vice president at LinkedIn, joined Chainlink Labs late last year as the company’s chief operating officer. Chainlink Labs has also seen the addition of notable advisors, including former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Stanford cryptographer Dan Boneh, and Diem co-creator Christian Catalini.
Chainlink Labs is hiring globally across all departments and was recently featured as a top remote company. Learn more about open roles at chainlinklabs.com/careers.
About Chainlink Labs
Chainlink Labs is the leading provider of secure and reliable open-source blockchain oracle solutions, enhancing smart contracts by connecting them to a wide range of off-chain data sources and computations, such as asset prices, web APIs, IoT devices, payment systems, and more. We are dedicated to the development and integration of Chainlink as the standard decentralized oracle framework used by smart contracts across any blockchain.
Chainlink is the industry standard for building, accessing, and selling oracle services needed to power hybrid smart contracts on any blockchain. Learn more about Chainlink by visiting chain.link or reading the developer documentation at docs.chain.link. To discuss an integration, reach out to an expert.
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