Marta Piekarska serves as the Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger. Prior to Hyperledger, Piekarska worked as a Security Architect at Blockstream. Piekarska obtained her B.Sc. in electrical and computer engineering from Warsaw University of Technology and a double master in computer science and informatics at Technical University of Berlin and Warsaw University of Technology. Her undergrad thesis was on voice encryption on android platform and grad work on GPU-aided payload delivery on Linux Kernel. Piekarska recently received Ph.D. in user-informed design of privacy tools, while working for one of the hottest Silicon Valley startups, Blockstream, as their Security Architect. As a post-doc, Piekarska also teaches and works at Technical University of Berlin.