Andreas Rossberg

Andreas Rossberg is a researcher and engineer at DFINITY who leads the development of Motoko, a new programming language for DFINITY’s Internet Computer. Before joining DFINITY, he was an engineer at Google working on the V8 JavaScript engine that runs in Chrome, and also worked as an academic researcher in programming language theory, design, and implementation at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems. He is one of the co-designers of WebAssembly and authored its specification. Below, he discusses DFINITY’s use of WebAssembly for the Internet Computer and the experience of designing Motoko.