Blockchain architect and university lecturer, Roberto designs custom blockchain solutions and is specialized in all the technical aspects of blockchain and crypto, smart contracts and smart transactions, consensus layer customizations, solutions for very specific blockchain use cases, application of blockchain technology to unique business models, etc. Not an expert on crypto trading, cryptofinance, various cryptocurrencies trends, and the related legal aspects and regulations, Roberto has experience in designing blockchain solutions of use cases that do not involve cryptocurrencies (document flows, digital identities, data storage), the use of cryptography in the connection of IoT devices with Blockchain, and for the integration of existing centralized systems with parsers and middleware solutions.

Roberto's love affair with computers started when he was a little kid. He sold his first video game at age 10, opened his first consulting firm at 14, later specializing in big data analysis as a law enforcement consultant. He studied decentralized systems and peer to peer networks since the times of the Torrent protocol, and has more than 8 years of active experience with blockchain technology. He pioneered the use of blockchain in Trade Finance in 2014 while being part of the development of NXT, a blockchain platform based on Proof of Stake. After spending several years as consultant and architect of custom decentralized systems, Roberto founded Blockchain Zoo in 2017. In 2019 architect and implement, with his team, ZooBC, a new blockchain platform decoupled from cryptocurrencies, and thus suited for GovTech, RegTech, and other non-financial uses.

As a public figure, Roberto has given hundreds of public speeches, has published tech books (the last book, “New strategies in Blockchain”, is available in PDF for free here or in Amazon:

Highlights: Consultant to law enforcements worldwide, Lecturer at the Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), Track record of software technology innovation, Father of 4 kids, 3 living with him and his current wife, Spent 2 decades in Italy, one in USA, almost 2 in SEA (Singapore, Indonesia), Past experience as CEO, CTO, independent consultant, First White Paper on blockchain published in 2014, Architected and implemented two blockchain platforms (2014 and 2019), Profound understanding of decentralized systems, Deep technical knowledge of blockchain technology, Innate charismatic leadership personality, Problem-solving approach to software design, Experienced in decentralized system architectures.

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