Jordan Earls is a software engineer working in the blockchain space as co-founder of Qtum. Jordan made a name for himself in by reviewing the code of over 100 different cryptocurrencies and reporting several exploits along the way. Qtum is the first UTXO-based smart contract system with a proof-of-stake consensus model. On Dec. 28, 2017, Qtum and Baofeng, the largest video-hosting portal in China, announced a partnership to transform the music and movie industry. As of January 2018, Qtum posts a market valuation of over US$5 billion.