Patrick Nosker from Vericoin

;Patrick Nosker started mining Bitcoin in late 2009 and then went on to mine Litecoin, Dogecoin, and BlackCoin. Fed up with stagnant development, he decided to team up with Doug and David to create VeriCoin. He studied Molecular Biology and Biochemistry as an undergraduate at Rutgers University and received high honors. Pat holds 3 US patents and is co-inventor of five more including one on influenza therapeutics along with Doug Pike.