John Paller is a Denver-based blockchain entrepreneur, inventor and futurist, and the Founder and Executive Steward of Opolis, a Digital Employment Cooperative for independent workers. He is also the founder and Executive Steward of ETHDenver, the world’s largest Web3 and Ethereum-based festival.
Prior to discovering Ethereum in 2015, John spent more than 15 years in the talent acquisition, HR Technology, and employment systems, building multiple successful enterprises. John brings a breadth of experience in fundraising, investor relations, community outreach and crypto economies, guiding his vision of democratizing employment and growing decentralized communities. In 2014, John was awarded “40 Under 40” by the Denver Business Journal for his contribution to shaping the future of business.
What is Opolis
Opolis is a member-owned digital employment cooperative offering payroll (fiat and white-listed digital currencies) and high-quality, affordable benefits (health insurance, retirement plans, and more) to independent workers. With Opolis, you don’t have to worry about tax withholding or compliance, we handle that for you. As a member, you are also an owner of the cooperative and share in the future profits of the network. Our members enjoy self-sovereign portable employment and a W2 + paystubs from a Colorado cooperative