When Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin whitepaper, he proved that the double-spending problem could be solved through a distributed payment network. Since then, there has been a large body of digital currency research which allows for significant improvements to be made on top of Bitcoin.
Zcoin has implemented the Zerocoin Protocol, one of the most groundbreaking academic developments in Bitcoin research. The Zerocoin Protocol uses Zero-Knowledge proofs to guarantee complete financial privacy and anonymity. The original Zerocoin paper can be found here
Poramin Insom created what was the world's 4th most valuable cryptocurrency in February 2014. He is also the world's first person to implement stealth addresses in QT-Wallets, improving cryptocurrency anonymity. He earned a masters degree in Information Security from Johns Hopkins University where he wrote a paper on a proposed practical implementation of the Zerocoin protocol.
Reuben Yap is a practicing corporate lawyer in Malaysia and an early adopter of cryptocurrencies. He a strong privacy advocate and the Co-Founder of BolehVPN, the first merchant to accept Bitcoin in Malaysia and one of the largest VPN providers in the SEA region. Reuben graduated with a LLB from the University of Nottingham. He is tasked with managing the Zcoin community and assisting with communications and documentation on behalf of the Zcoin team.
Alexander N. aka Aizensou is a full-stack developer who has experience in many programming languages (C++, C#, Python, Perl, Java etc.) and has been involved in the cryptocurrency space since 2013. He has a broad development portfolio from low level APIs in Python and C++ to Android native application in Java. In addition to his involvement in cryptocurrencies, Alexander was doing his P.h.D. in machine learning at a German university from 2012 to 2016.