Benet is also the founder of Filecoin, a cryptocurrency-incentivized storage network. He holds a MS in Computer Science from Stanford University. Juan Benet, the CEO and founder of Protocol Labs, also invented the InterPlanetary File System, a web protocol commonly referred to IPFS. Juan also founded a storage network called Filecoin, which is based on crypto incentives. Benet attended Stanford University and received his masters degree in Computer Science.