Paul Puey is the CEO of Edge – the company he co-founded in 2014. Edge (initially called Airbitz) is an SDK platform allowing users to develop security applications for its clients. The product range includes client-side encryption, data backup, password recovery, blockchain technology, private key authentication, IoT, financial applications, Bitcoin, and private messaging. Early in his career, Puey worked as a 3D software engineer at NVidia, where he was employed for six years. He also co-owned Poleng Lounge and was a rock climbing instructor at Hangtime Climbing Company, which he owned. Puey holds a BS in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.