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Alex Smirnov

Alex Smirnov is a mathematician, researcher and blockchain developer. He’s the CEO and co-founder of deBridge, a cross-chain interoperability and liquidity transfer protocol, where he leads the project and focuses on protocol design, product management, partnerships and operations. Alex graduated with honors from the Mechanics and Mathematics Faculty of Moscow State University, where he was a Ph.D. candidate and author of eight scientific articles devoted to inertial and satellite navigation.

March 2022

How to bolster security in a fragmented multi-chain world

The $320 million Wormhole hack laid bare the vulnerability of cross-chain bridges, writes Alex Smirnov of deBridge. How can we plug the gaps?