Hudson Jameson, a core developer liaison who previously worked with the Ethereum Foundation, the non-profit organization behind the world’s largest smart contracting platform, has joined Polygon.
Jameson Joins Polygon
In a tweet on March 16, Jameson, also a committee member of the Zcash Open Major Grants (ZOMG), said he recently started with Polygon, an Ethereum sidechain, and layer-2, after taking a year-long break since February 2022.
This week is my first week working for @0xPolygon!
I committed to taking a year long mental health break from Feb. 2022 to Feb. 2023 and have completed that.
So what am I doing there and why do I think Polygon has a lot of potential despite its problems?
— Hudson Jameson (@hudsonjameson) March 16, 2023
Jameson’s last stint was with Flashbots, a research group working on reducing the effects of Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) on account-based blockchains, mainly Ethereum.
The former Ethereum core developer believes Polygon has potential. Despite battling with “health problems,” getting his medicine right, and working with therapists, Jameson says he’s in better shape…