The district0x Team

Matus Lestan

Co-Founder, Tech Lead

Developed Ethlance as the first district. Matus is a lifelong developer with a strong passion for decentralisation. Previously a freelance developer for 8 years, Matus is now known for pushing the Clojure-Ethereum ecosystem forward via many open source contributions.

Joe Urgo

Co-Founder, Operations Lead

Founder/CEO at, Joe is a curious explorer of decentralized business models and token-enabled governance structures. Previously Joe worked as an Operations Manager at Coinbase, a Derivatives Trader at Three Arrows Capital, and a Professional Poker Player.

Alexander Khoriaty

Project Manager

Project Manager at district0x, Alexander has determination for finding user experiences that can propel revolutionary and disruptive technology to the mass market. After studying physics at the University of Michigan, Alexander worked as a fire investigator before spending 2.5 years at Coinbase working on Quality Assurance and Payment Operations.

Mike Konkov

Clojurescript Developer

Mike is a software architect and developer with more than 20 years experience in a wide range of domains, from business apps to games. Fascinated by society-transforming possibilities of the blockchain technology.

PJ Leimgruber

Marketing Lead

P.J. is an accomplished digital marketer, currently teaching ITP 476 - Technologies for Interactive Marketing at The University of Southern California and serving as Chief Marketing Mentor at European Innovation Academy. Previously co-founded NeoReach, an enterprise cloud platform for influencer marketing management and intelligence serving Fortune 500 brands including Microsoft, Citrix, Walmart, among others.

Brady McKenna

Community Manager

Brady is a long time consultant and educator in the blockchain space. He previously worked at Coinbase on the Support Operations and Regulatory Compliance teams. Brady is also a musician known for merging blockchain concepts and the musical/creative arts.

Filip Bielejec

Clojurescript Developer

Filip studied Applied Mathematics before working as a software developer in various roles and industries, from authoring OpenSource software for geo-awareness in epidemiology, navigation and map-data solutions to healthcare and insurance.

Juan Monetta

Clojurescript Developer

Juan is a software developer with more than 20 years of experience. A passionate tinkerer, his curiousities range from software and electronics to woodworking and breadmaking. When not building something, Juan can be found dancing salsa and tango.

Peter Reiseman

Operations Associate

Having received his B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering from Lehigh University, Peter spent several years in the semiconductor industry as a Project Manager before making the jump into the blockchain space. Peter is an avid supporter of decentralized technology that economically incentivizes progress for the greater good.

Luis Cuende


Luis is a Forbes 30 Under 30, a MIT TR35 and was an Advisor to the VP of the European Commission. He cofounded the blockchain startup Stampery, backed by billionaire Tim Draper. Now, he created Aragon to disintermediate business, by making decentralized organizations widespread.

Carl Bennett


Carl has co-founded several technology companies, including Status, an open source Ethereum mobile client. He has 9+ Years Experience in Operations, Business Management and User Acquisition.

Brayton Williams


Brayton is Co-Founder and Partner at Boost VC, an accelerator and seed fund in Silicon Valley focused on cryptocurrencies/blockchain, VR/AR, AI/bots and other Sci-Fi related technologies. Boost VC is an advisor/investor in Etherscan, Aragon, Decentraland, Polychain Capital and 50 other blockchain/crypto startups.

Vincent Zhou


Founding partner of FinTech Blockchain Group (FBG), Vincent is an expert on digital currency trading and an active investor in blockchain industry. FBG is China’s leading blockchain-based digital assets management firm.

Our Mission

district0x aims to facilitate the operation and governing of marketplaces and communities as decentralized entities. district0x seeks to enable the recreation of many of the internet’s most popular applications and services while eliminating rent-seeking and the relinquishment of decisions and personal data to third-parties.

How We Work



We are a globally distributed organization, with team members located all over the world



Team members are trusted to know where their time is best spent and to act accordingly



district0x has a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination of any kind, we welcome all contributors



We match 5% of all wages paid to donate to a blockchain-powered charity every month

Job Openings

Clojurescript Ethereum Developer

Web, Mobile & Software Dev

district0x is searching for an expert Clojurescript developer to join us in building the future of decentralized, Web 3.0 marketplaces.

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