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Audius is a team of entrepreneurs, engineers, audiophiles, and blockchain experts. Our mission is to empower a new generation of audio creators on the decentralized web. We're hiring!


Ranidu Lankage

Co-Founder & CEO

Ranidu is a platinum-selling Sri Lankan Pop artist and DJ, formerly signed to Sony. He attended Yale University and co-founded his previous startup Whale/Polly with Justin Kan, co-founder of Twitch. Ranidu has been backed by Y Combinator and other top-tier investors. Ranidu previously held various roles at Lehman Brothers & Google.

Roneil Rumburg

Co-Founder & CTO

Roneil most recently co-founded Kleiner Perkins' early-stage seed fund. At KP, he was responsible for seed investments into Blockchain and AI companies, including Lightning Labs. Roneil attended Stanford University and previously co-founded a Bitcoin peer to peer payment company called Backslash.

Forrest Browning

Co-Founder & Head of Product

Forrest is a Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient, and most recently was a Co-Founder of StacksWare, an enterprise datacenter management platform started from a Stanford University research project. The company provides analytics at scale for Fortune 500 customers, and was successfully acquired in late 2017.

Sid Sethi


First engineer at Audius, previously at numberFire (acquired by FanDuel). Studied computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon.

Julian Baker


Previously owner of Yellow Pencil Design and lead graphic designer at Rival Sign Company & GI-Graphics.

Hareesh Nagaraj


Previously at Microsoft, on the Azure Service Fabric team working on reliable services. Studied computer science at William & Mary.

Chirath Neranjena

Head of Research

Previously at Google X: The Moonshot Factory. Studied aeronautics at Caltech.

Christina Rowland

Head of Operations

Previously head of operations at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). Studied at UC Santa Cruz.

Dheeraj Manjunath

Senior Engineer

Previously Co-Founder & Director of Engineering at Triblio. Studied computer engineering at VCU.

Ray Lee

Business Development

The ultimate fixer.

Shannon Wu


Owner of Mr. Progress marketing and advertising firm. Studied management science & engineering at Stanford University.

Ray Jacobson


Previously at Google, developing smart features on the Gmail Intelligence team. Studied computer science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

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