0xMaki, the pseudonymous or semi-anonymous co-creator of the SushiSwap (SUSHI) decentralized exchange and automated market maker. Now, he is relinquishing his leadership position at the project, to function as an advisor to SushiSwap. Early on he helped steward the community, but has been credited with steering the community through the upset that occurred when the NomiChef, the founder, was accused of taking $13M from the project’s development fund. Subsequently, he took over the key leadership role in the DAO’s staff. In April, he spoke about the importance of growing the whole DeFi community.