Decentralization evangelist, university lecturer, and author of books and articles on blockchain, Roberto 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 active experience with blockchain technology since the start of 2013. He pioneered the use of blockchain in Trade Finance in 2014 while being part of the development of the first 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 providing custom blockchain platforms and architecture of decentralized systems to clients in several different industries. In 2019 Roberto architects and implements a new blockchain decoupled from cryptocurrencies, with unique designs and many industry firsts. Roberto is now cofounder and advisor in several Web3 companies, helping them build functional products and solid relationships with partners across multiple industries.