17 October 2023 · 0 min read

Adeniyi Abiodun, Co-Founder of Mysten Labs, on Building Libra/Diem and more


Adeniyi is a product leader with experience spanning from financial services to crypto. Adeniyi has led engineering and product teams across Big Tech companies including Oracle, VMware and Facebook. Prior to founding Mysten Labs, Adeniyi led many of Meta’s R&D initiatives in blockchain and cryptocurrency, including the Diem (aka. Libra) Network and the Move programming language.

In this conversation, we discuss:

- Facebook’s blockchain/cryptocurrency Diem (aka. Libra) Network
- Move programming language
- Working at Facebook
- Blockchain-based authentication
- Web3 identity via zk tech
- Crypto as a solution for the unbanked in the world
- The importance of gaming and the digital economy
- The role blockchain can play for corporate brands
- Supporting the Sui community with Ecosystem and Community Development funds