Federico Pistono is an entrepreneur, angel investor, researcher, author, science educator and public speaker. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Verona, and he's a graduate of Singularity University , NASA Ames Research Park.
He's Futurist and Technology Expert in the program "Codice: la vita è digitale" (Code: life is digital), which airs on Rai1 , the major national TV channel in Italy; and he's Head of Blockchain at Hyperloop Transportation Technology.
At 31 years old, he became the youngest member of Italian Angels for Growth, the largest and most prestigious Angel Investors group in Italy.
He has co-founded four startups —two in Italy and two in the US—in the fields of e-learning, media production and distribution, wireless communication technology, and has consulted on technology and innovation for governments and F ortune 500 companies across the world, including Lufthansa and Google.
In 2012 he wrote the book "Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK: How to Survive the Economic Collapse and be Happy", which became an international success, published in English, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, and Chinese.
His work has also been cited and utilized by major economic institutions, universities, and think tanks, such as The Economist Intelligence Unit, the I talian Government , Google EU Public Policy and the European Commission.
Federico has more than a decade of professional experience in a variety of different fields—Education, Wireless Communication, New Media, IT Management, System Administration, Web Development, Product Management, UX design, Human Machine Interaction, Editing, Screenwriting, and Directing.