Giv Parvaneh

Giv Parvaneh

Giv Parvaneh has been in engineering leadership roles for over 20 years at startups and at Amazon, BBC, and AOL in Silicon Valley, London, and Sydney. Giv co-founded two successful VC-backed startups and has gone through the highly prestigious AngelPad and Salesforce incubators. Giv is a full-stack engineer and entrepreneur having served as CTO, Director of Engineering, Solutions Architect, Senior Software Engineer, DevOps Engineer and everything in between.

Giv holds a Bachelor’s in Sociology and Philosophy from Macquarie University in Sydney and he is in the process of completing his Master’s in Computer Science at Birkbeck University of London. He is also a musician and filmmaker and enjoys creating original scores for independent films.

Upcoming Plans

  • Monthly Deliverables: 2021 Oct
  • Quarterly Milestones: 2021 Q4
    • Help offload more responsibilities from Li
    • More outreach to partners and apps for porting to Harmony
    • Identify an Analytics solution like Dune
  • Yearly Planning: 2022 Q1 - Q4
    • Make Harmony the most developer-friendly blockchain in the world
    • Attend at least 10 blockchain events including EthDenver, DevCon, EthCC
    • Outbound grants. Identify and fund 4 projects to port per month

Past 6-Month Achievements

  • dev and launch
  • BTC Bridge specs/documentation
  • Launched and managed Developer Captains + weekly dev meetings
  • Added several dev-ops monitoring solutions such as status page, uptime bot, RPC monitoring, and cleaned up PagerDuty
  • Created
  • Created and managed several bounties
  • Hired 2 developers to work on DAO tools and security audits
  • Helped manage DeFi hackathon, websites, airtable applications
  • Secured partnerships with Aragon and DAOHaus
  • Helped launch Curve and Aave
  • Launched Developer DAO
  • Contributed to and managed 1wallet development

Week ending 10/29/21

  • RPC/Pocket troubleshooting and config
  • Several snapshot spaces created

Week ending 10/22/21

  • Met with Binance Labs on incubation collab
  • Coordinated Snapshot bug fixes and strategy addition
  • Sync on .country product plans
  • Multisig operations planning and refactoring
  • Met with and reviewed several grant applications
  • Snapshot QA
  • Aragon QA
  • Set up language pages

Week ending 10/15/21

  • Spoke to Dune Analytics and planned for possible future integration
  • Multisig + 1wallet setup + testing
  • Hackathon closing ceremony
  • Spec and review tasks for Ivo and Victa
  • Wrapped up Developer DAO elections and announced winners
  • Launched Curve and coordinated announcement
  • Spoke to Visa research team for possible future collaboration
  • Vietnam blockchain AMA
  • 3 more grants researched and approved
  • Met with Chainlink re launch
  • Met with Sovryn re BTC bridge launch partnership
  • Prepared staff performance reviews and bonuses
  • Multisig outage investigation

Week ending 10/8/21

  • Scheduled meeting with Visa and studied research
  • Ran all-hands, posted video publicly on youtube/forum
  • Met with DAOHaus for port
  • 8 grant applications reviewed
  • Judged 33 hackathon entries
  • Developer meeting and Dev DAO voting wrap-up, on 10/8/21
  • Scheduled tasks for Victa and Snapshot voting changes
  • QA'd 1wallet/gnosis
  • QA'd BTC bridge