Carl Hua, Chief Architect of CelsiusX, has more than a decade of high-rigor engineering experience to lead Celsius’s next-generation DeFi research effort.

Prior to joining Celsius, he led research and development efforts,  co-managed a C++ (XRP Ledger) team, and was CTO for a first-layer, high-performance blockchain company. 

Earlier in his career, he contributed to the next-generation real-time flight software for the Europa mission at Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA. 

On his time off, Carl advises early-stage start-ups to help them navigate the blockchain space. 

He holds an M.S. in System Engineering from UCLA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from University of California, Riverside.