Paul Snow has been writing compilers, interpreters, and Rules Engines for use in graphics, embedded systems, and web applications for over 30 years. He designed and executed the Passing Bitcoin Around the World events. This event demonstrated the ability to pass value many times around the world for pennies and in minutes. As an Organizer of the Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency meetup group, he organized the Mini Bitcoin Conference in Austin Series, which has grown into the Texas Bitcoin Conference. In May of 2014 he began a project, Factom. Factom allows arbitrary data to be secured with the Bitcoin.