Vitalik Buterin is the co-founder of the Ethereum platform and Bitcoin Magazine. He is the author of Ethereum’s white paper and one of the most prominent members of the crypto community. Born in Russia, Vitalik moved to Canada at the age of six with his parents. At an early age he felt strong interest towards IT engineering and mathematics. He founded Ethereum with Joseph Lubin (the founder of ConsenSys software making studio) and some other IT developers. Vitalik and his team have been actively working on upgrades for his brainchild Ethereum. The biggest of them is Ethereum 2.0.