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Changing the world of payments

The Stellar Development Foundation employs technologists, scientists, designers, and businesspeople, all dedicated to building a more inclusive global marketplace. Our goal is to unlock the world’s economic potential by making money more fluid and people more empowered. If you like doing big, mission-driven work with a close-knit team, join us.

The Foundation has offices in both San Francisco and New York City, and employs team members all around the world.


Denelle Dixon
CEO and
Executive Director
Jed McCaleb
Founder and
Chief Architect

Board of directors

  • Keith Rabois
    Investment Partner, Founders Fund
  • Shivani Siroya
    CEO of InVenture
  • David Mazieres
    Chief Scientist and Co-Founder at SDF,
    Professor of Computer Science at Stanford
  • Greg Brockman
    Former CTO at Stripe


  • Patrick Collison · CEO of Stripe
  • Greg Stein · Director at the Apache Software Foundation
  • Matt Mullenweg · Founder of
  • Naval Ravikant · Founder of AngelList
  • Sam Altman · President of Y Combinator
  • Dan Kaminsky · Chief Scientist at White Ops
  • Bhagwan Chowdhry · Professor at UCLA Anderson
  • Adrian E. Martinez · Managing Principal at Lucinse
  • Ronaldo Lemos · Director, Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro (