Technology

Bob Summerwill, Varro Technologies

Bob was foundational in the creation of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, working full-time on that project for ConsenSys from October 2016 to October 2017. He co-presented the Technical Roadmap at the launch event and served first as Secretary of the Technical Working Group and subsequently as Vice-Chair of the Technical Steering Committee. That role followed a spell at the Ethereum Foundation, where he was a developer on the cpp-ethereum client, leading a major refactoring and revamp of the codebase (cpp-ethereum-1.3.0 “Homecoming”).

Bob previously worked as a DevOps Solution Architect for TD Securities in Toronto from 6 months in 2015.

Prior to that, Bob had an 18 years career in video games, starting at Sony Psygnosis in 1996 and then moving on to AAA titles at Electronic Arts for 15+ years (FIFA, NHL, NBA, UFC and more), mainly for PlayStation and XBOX.

Bob served in many different technical leadership roles at EA, culminating to his appointment as the first ever EA Sports Label Software Architect and Chair of the Architecture Council, EA Sports in 2012.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence.