IOHK is a technology company commited to using peer-to-peer innovations to deliver decentralized financial services. The company is leading the Cardano project, an ambitious effort to develop a 3rd generation cryptocurrency that can solve the scalability and interoperability needs of current cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. Cardano is a decentralized application that runs over the Internet and other private IP networks, forming a secure overlay over many IP layers. As such, part of the tasks of the Cardano software is to manage the creation and efficient oepration of this overlay. Charles Hoskinson, CEO and one of the co-foudners of IOHK, announced plans to adopt RINA as a future-proof and scalable foundation to support the networking needs of Cardano.