Preston Van Loon

Preston Van Loon

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Preston Van Loon is Co-Founder and Ethereum Protocol Developer at Prysmatic Labs. He is jointly responsible for leading and developing with an exceptional team of blockchain engineers to scale the Ethereum protocol with sharding and proof of stake. With over 7 years of experience as a professional software engineer, Van Loon is experienced in Golang, JavaScript, Typescript, Node.js, Java, systems architecture, and distributed systems design. He spends his free time learning software architecture patterns, new development techniques, testing strategies, and different programming languages.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Van Loon believes that testing should not be a recommendation, but a requirement for success.
  • Test-driven development is essential to the longevity of any project. 
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.