Vitalik Buterin (Russian Language Виталик Бутерин) is a programmer & writer. He is primarily known as a co-founder of Ethereum, and as a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine.  He is also a New York Times Best Selling author for his book Ethereum, Decentralization and Blockchain which was picked up by Amazon Kindle on March 1, 2018.
Buterin has contributed as a developer to various open source bitcoin-related projects. Some early examples are: Kryptokit, pybitcointools, multisig.info, and btckeysplit. He also contributed to DarkWallet , and the cryptocurrency marketplace site Egora.
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