Jed McCaleb is a co-founder and Director of the Stellar Development Foundation. The Stellar Foundation is a non-profit organization that leads the development of open source software. Besides being co-founder and Director of the Stellar Development Foundation, Jed McCaleb has founded several other organizations.
Jed McCaleb founded Ripple.com. Ripple.com is a venture startup that is an industry advocate for the Internet of Value. They are a financial institution that gives advice on financial settlement solutions. They are partnering with many of the world’s banks.
Jed McCaleb is also an adviser for the non-profit business organization Machine Intelligence Research Institute. The Machine Intelligence Research Institute is an organization that promotes the artificial intelligence. Mr. McCaleb’s role with the Machine Intelligence Research Institute is to ensure that artificial intelligence has a positive impact on human existence.
Jed McCaleb helped found the Stellar Development Foundation, because he believes there are many things wrong with the financial institutions of today. He believes there should be fewer gaps and less outdated infrastructure to the financial institutions. As, a non-profit he utilizes the internet to provide digital financial literacy to his clients.
Jed McCaleb is also the founder of Code Collective. With Code Collective he programmed and designed The Far Wilds. The Far Wilds is a program that is a turn-based strategy game. This game puts emphasis on strategy. Without utilizing strategy throughout the game, a player will lose the game. When needing to start over, the concept of the game is to improve on the strategy the player did not have during previous games.
Jed McCaleb is the founder and CTO of MetaMachine. MeaMachine is the creator of the eDonkey2000 and kdrive. These are early editions of the Drop Box type software. He is proud to be an early developer of such software. eDonkey was one of the earliest peer-2-peer software file sharing companies.
Jed McCaleb has many accomplishments. He has been published four times for his work on many decentralized and internet related issues. Jed McCaleb has been endorsed by many on his LinkedIn page. He is currently working with Stellar.org and the Machine Intelligence Research Institute.