Another Polygon co-founder steps away from duties

Quick Take

  • Polygon co-founder Jaynti Kanani announced on X that he is stepping “back from the day-to-day grind” in order to pursue “new adventures.”
  • The decision follows the March announcement that fellow Polygon co-founder Anurag Arjun was departing the company and spinning off the modular blockchain project Avail.

Polygon co-founder Jaynti Kanani has decided to step away from his full-time duties helping to lead the company he helped start in 2017.

"After kickstarting Polygon in 2017, around 6 months back, I decided to step back from the day-to-day grind," he posted on  X to make the announcement. "I'll be focusing on new adventures while still cheering and contributing to Polygon from the sidelines."

Polygon saw another co-founder make a professional pivot earlier this year when Anurag Arjun departed the company to spin off the modular blockchain project Avail. In total, Polygon and its projects have a total of 10 co-founders, according to its website.

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