Philip Rosedale
Second Life Founder

Philip Rosedale is the visionary founder of Linden Lab, the parent company of Second Life, a groundbreaking virtual world released in 2003 that paved the way for the metaverse concept. His career spans innovative projects in distributed work and computing, leading him back to the virtual worlds sector in 2013 as a co-founder of High Fidelity, aimed at advancing shared virtual reality technologies.

Second Life brought to life a vast digital landscape where the boundaries between reality and virtual space blurred, setting a precedent for future virtual worlds. The Platform’s success under Rosedale's leadership highlighted the potential of virtual environments in shaping social, economic, and creative exchanges on a global scale, establishing Rosedale and have cemented Rosedale as a visionary in digital world creation. To date, Linden Dollars remain most stable digital currency.