Dr. Max M. Mansoubi
Dr. Max M. Mansoubi is a former fellow and instructor of Research Methodologies (University of
Pisa, Italy), and General Informatics (La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy). With almost three
decades of IT and software design and development experience (with successfully commercialized
products) in parallel to a solid advanced humanistic foundation (including publications), Mansoubi
prefers to define himself as a Renaissance-man- styled technologist. He is currently the founder and
principal advisor at Mansoubian & Associates, a technology startup advisory firm based in the Silicon
Valley area. His business is specialized in mentoring startup entrepreneurs in the technology field to
define, design and implement their products and/or services with a more efficient approach.
There are three specifics areas of Blockchain tech that are at the center of Mansoubi's research
a) Sovereign Cryptocurrencies and their disruptive future impact on international relations;
b) Smart Contracts and DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization) as alternative ways to look
beyond the nation-states;
c) Ethical topics related to cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, and DAO.
He blogs at www.mansoubi.com and can be contacted through his LinkedIn profile page.