Early Life & Education
Connolly, who achieved an ATAR score of 99.95 and emerged as the winner of the Lawerence Campbell oratory competition for his public speaking skills, pursued a dual degree in computer science and law at the University of Sydney. Nonetheless, he did not finish his studies. 
Along with Robbie Ferguson and James Ferguson, Connolly worked on creating video games utilizing blockchain. In the summer of 2018, the team worked day and night to build a game on Ethereum. At the same time, Connolly was working full-time as a paralegal for Gilbert + Tobin. Afterwards, he announced to his parents that he was quitting university. 
“I was a bit worried. But they were very supportive. It was a reversible decision. I had an opportunity to do something, and if it didn't work out I could go back.”
What started as a concept to develop computer games, resulted in the creation of two hits: Etherbots and Gods Unchained. Furthermore, the team went on to devise a platform that enabled other companies to establish businesses centered around digital assets, commonly known as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), on a large scale. Their solution, Immutable X, is a cutting-edge system that utilizes roll-up technology to reduce the energy consumption associated with blockchain transactions. This technology eliminates the high fees that had posed considerable obstacles for many game developers in the past. 
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