BlocWatch Inc provides public and private blockchain monitoring, management, and verification. With best-in-class analytics and visualizations, BlocWatch makes blockchain technology accessible to service providers, enterprises, and government users. Founded in 2018 by Aaron Klein and Jason Ruckman, it is headquartered in Reno, NV, with offices in Rochester, NY and Seattle, WA.



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Aaron Klein, Founder & CEO

Aaron Klein brings a deep knowledge of cloud architecture, enterprise software, and over 20 years of managerial experience and vision to his role as CEO of BlocWatch. Prior to founding BlocWatch, Aaron founded and served as the COO of CloudCheckr Inc, where he helped it grow to nearly 200 people.

Prior to founding CloudCheckr, Aaron spent over 15 years in the financial industry. Aaron earned a J.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo and a B.A. from Brandeis University. Aaron currently serves on the Board at the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Jason Ruckman, Founder & CTO

Jason Ruckman has spent his career working on distributed database and analytic technologies. Prior to founding BlocWatch, Jason was a principal engineer at HERE Technologies, solving the problems of ingesting and analyzing exabytes of high-volume spatial data. Previously, Jason served in senior engineering positions at Amazon Web Services, DreamBox Learning, and SDL plc.

Aaron Newman, Strategic Advisor

Aaron Newman is a serial entrepreneur who previously founded four other successful startups: CloudCheckr, Techrigy, DbSecure, and Application Security, Inc. He currently serves as CEO of CloudCheckr. Aaron authored the books Enterprise 2.0, printed by McGraw-Hill, and the Oracle Security Handbook, printed by Oracle Press. He is an acclaimed international speaker on technology topics and has been awarded multiple patents in database security and social media.

Prior to DbSecure, Aaron held technology positions at Price Waterhouse, Bankers Trust, and as an independent IT consultant. Aaron proudly served in the U.S. Army during the First Gulf War. Aaron currently serves as a Trustee of the Strong National Museum of Play.

Adam Stuenkel, Blockchain Engineer

Adam Stuenkel is a veteran software engineer and architect, with broad experience in cloud services and distributed technologies. Adam previously was a lead developer and software architect at companies like HERE Technologies, DreamBox Learning, and Oracle; and co-founded PitchStone Technology. Adam has over 20 years of experience in software engineering.

Justin Ludwig, Security Engineer

Justin Ludwig is a senior engineer and product developer with a focus on information security and compliance. Previously he was the CTO and co-founder of CODE Technology, where he architected a high-security, HIPAA-compliant platform for collecting, storing and analyzing patient outcome data. Earlier he co-founded PitchStone Technology; and was a senior developer at Software AG.

Angus Davis, Distributed Systems Engineer

Angus Davis has designed and developed numerous systems for scaling real-time, high-availability data processing and management. Prior to joining BlocWatch, he was tech lead for the Google Cloud Platform’s ETL service, Cloud Dataproc. Previously, he was a principal engineer at SDL plc; and earlier stops include Xerox and Mindex.