Ryno Mathee is the lead developer at Particl. He is also the CTO at Blocktix. His previous occupations include System Administrator, Database Administrator, Deployment Specialist for proprietary software, Web Developer, System Architect, Android Application developer and Lead Developer for open source projects. He owns Lunatech (Pty) Ltd, a South African based company focused on software development and distribution of quality solutions. He has previously been lead developer for The Shadow Project, an open source security and privacy project where people will build decentralized applications.