Advisor, Detroit FinTech Bay Advisory Board

CTO and Co-Founder, Merkle Data

Pari Lingampally

Pari Lingampally is an Advisor on the Detroit FinTech Bay Advisory Board.

Pari has been involved in blockchain since early 2014. While completing his BS in Computer Engineering from UW-Madison, he developed a novel bitcoin mining chip from scratch. He then spent 3 years working on AI/ML/Deep Learning and Blockchain initiatives at Intuit's innovation lab, including creating a unique enterprise-grade blockchain for Intuit, resulting in multiple patents. His quantitative algorithms were embedded within TurboTax and utilized by over 30 million active users.


After Intuit, Pari co-founded Merkle Data, the number one provider of risk

analytic tools for the cryptocurrency space, leading product development, architecture design, reliability, and compliance. To date, Merkle has partnered with top cryptocurrency exchanges, as well as the largest crypto hedge fund - Pantera Capital.




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