Mariana Svirchuk is the CTO of Tunnel - the Ultimate Cryptocurrency. She is leading the team that is building Tunnel's revolutionary blockchain/DAG (Direct Acyclic Graph) combination, representing an evolutionary jump in the blockchain scalability space. She is one of the more prominent women in the blockchain space in the Boston/Cambridge area and is a pioneering figure for women in technology.
Mariana earned a B.A. in Information Systems and International business from SUNY. She also earned a M.S. in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. She completed her master’s thesis with world-renowned database expert Dr. Elke Rundensteiner. She has 12 years of experience working on the design and implementation of web-based and back-end applications across various industries. Mariana is the Tunnel product owner, guides the engineering team, and is a great bridge between the leadership and the development of TunnelBlocks™. Her expertise is in Java, Spring, Postgres, Mysql, Hibernate, Unix, and Bash Scripting.