Meet Stefan Thomas -
Stefan Thomas

Stefan Thomas

Founder and CEO Coil


Stefan Thomas is the Founder and CEO of Coil, building a better business model for the web. He is an open-source developer and distributed systems advocate. Currently working to create a better business model for the Web.

Stefan has developed vast experience in digital currencies, being both the founder of,, the largest website for novice Bitcoin users and the creator of bitcoin js, a software package used by a wide range of Bitcoin businesses all over the world. At Ripple Labs, his overarching motivation is to weave a global value web by making it easy for developers - from individual entrepreneurs to financial institutions - to build extremely efficient money transfer systems using the Ripple protocol, and, in the end, a world in which exchanging value is as frictionless, free and fast as exchanging information.

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