We are technology enthusiasts and futurists.


Transmute is committed to accelerating the adoption of Decentralized Identifiers and Verifiable Credentials to enable secure, dynamic trade. We charge ourselves and the greater digital identity community to focus on building evolved solutions that challenge the status quo.

Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose

Transmute's core values

Personal responsibility

We empower individual teammates with autonomy to take ownership over their role.



We are flexible, “rolling with the punches” and rising to the occasion as the market and our customers demand.

Intellectual curiosity

Innovation results from the “learning mindset,” so we make time to push boundaries and explore the bleeding edge.

Pooled perspectives

Diverse teams build the best products; we seek and celebrate collaboration across functional areas.



“There’s always room to improve,” so we keep the feedback loop short to ensure our skills are constantly leveling up – together.



We don’t reinvent wheels. We harness existing components and open standards wherever possible to meet our customers where they are.

Get to know Transmute

A global remote team of industry experts

Karyl Fowler

Karyl Fowler

Co-Founder & CEO

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Orie Steele

Co-Founder & CTO

Sapan Narang

Director of Product

Nis Jespersen

Solutions Architect

Ben Collins

Technical Product Owner

Jon Williams

Product Designer

Adam Carnagey

Senior Full Stack Engineer

Isaac Byrne

Full Stack Engineer

Ava Tusek

Operations Manager

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Director of Non-Human Resources

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Jason Cole

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John Hamma

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