Rob Viglione is Co-founder & CEO of Horizen, a blockchain technology organization developing services that provide community-driven solutions for personal data privacy, security and protection of users’ digital footprints.

His career spans various disciplines that allow him to provide valuable direction for Horizen. Formally a trained physicist, mathematician, and military officer, his experience working on satellite radar, space launch vehicles, and combat support intelligence informed much of his understanding of how blockchain technology could change the trajectory of global societies.

Viglione holds his Bachelor of Physics and Actuarial Mathematics from Binghamton University, an MBA in Finance & Marketing from Loyola Marymount University, and is a PhD candidate in finance at the University of South Carolina where he researches cryptocurrency and teaches a class on blockchain in finance.

In addition to leading the Horizen team, Viglione is a passionate blockchain tech speaker and educator and resides with his family in Panama.

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