Project Overview

Po.et is a shared, open, universal ledger designed to record metadata and ownership information for digital creative assets. Po.et is a continuation of Proof of Existence, the first nonfinancial application of blockchain technology. By creating an open platform on the Bitcoin blockchain, Po.et aims to create the largest verifiable record of digital media assets. The Po.et Network will be the backbone of a framework for building smart, interoperable media applications using a shared, standard and extensible metadata format.

In the same way that blockchain technologies have revolutionized the financial industry by creating an immutable and distributed accounting ledger serving as a platform for financial applications, Po.et will transform the publishing industry by creating an immutable and distributed ledger for creative works that may serve as a platform for both centralized and decentralized media applications.

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Team members

51,000+

community contributors

Leadership.

Decades of combined experience in publishing, media and technology

Jarrod Dicker

CEO

Jarrod Dicker is an entrepreneurial technology and media executive. Prior to joining Po.et, he was vice president of innovation and commercial strategy at The Washington Post where he oversaw the company’s technology, product, operations and strategy across all business platforms. While at the Post he also founded RED, the company’s research, experimentation and development group. Prior to that, he led product and technology teams at RebelMouse, Time Inc. and The Huffington Post.

Jarrod sits on the board of advisors for Rutgers University School of Innovation, mentors at Techstars IoT and is an advisor to MOGUL Inc., a technology platform that enables women worldwide to share ideas and access content based on personal interests.

Eric Elliott

VP OF ENGINEERING

Eric Elliott is the author of “Programming JavaScript Applications” (O’Reilly), an advanced JavaScript training curriculum. He has contributed to software experiences for Adobe Systems, Zumba Fitness, The Wall Street Journal, ESPN, BBC and top recording artists including Usher, Frank Ocean, Metallica and many more.

Eric has scaled multiple engineering teams to tens of millions of users, and he set the bar for building distributed teams, remote culture and quality engineering practices. His teachings on test-driven development, mentorship culture and process have helped tune the performance of many high-growth startups and Fortune 500 companies. His experiences with open protocol design and remote teams make him uniquely qualified to guide decentralized architecture.

David Turner

HEAD OF PRODUCT

David Turner has been a social publishing and technology leader for the past eight years. His background is in building enterprise software that people love to use and creating companies that put people before profits. His most recent roles have given him firsthand experiences into the pain points around the attribution, discovery and distribution of content. Prior to Po.et, David was a CTO at Guff Media, a leader in social content, and vice president of technology at Unified, the social advertising platform that powers Spotify, AT&T and iHeartMedia.

David is an advisor to multiple early stage startups and is a former Y Combinator-backed founder (PageLever S11, acquired by Unified Social).

Resources.

Take a look at our original white paper to get up to speed

White Paper

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Partners.

Community Management

AmaZix helps to ensure we have an active and well-developed community across all of our social channels.

Wallet

Jaxx is a wallet for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dozens of other cryptocurrencies. They are the official wallet partner of Po.et.

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