- Founder and CEO, CheckSig
- Founder and Executive Director, Digital Gold Institute
- Scientific Director, Crypto Asset Lab
Department of Business and Law, University of Milano-Bicocca
- Adjunct Professor of “Interest Rate Derivatives” and “Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology”
Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, University of Milano-Bicocca
- Founder and co-admin of QuantLib and btclib
Founder and CEO of CheckSig (bitcoin custody for institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals) and Digital Gold Institute (R&D, consultancy, and training about bitcoin and blockchain technology), Ferdinando Ametrano is also scientific director of the Crypto Asset Lab at Milano-Bicocca University, where he teaches “Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology”. Former Head of Blockchain and Virtual Currencies in Intesa Sanpaolo bank, he has been Planning Committee member of the Scaling Bitcoin conference, is an occasional trivial contributor to Bitcoin Core, and maintains btclib, a bitcoin python library.
Fintech innovator, technologist, and open source developer, he is author of scientific publications and contributor to multiple media outlets. Appreciated professor, speaker, panelist, lecturer, and instructor, he has been invited to events about bitcoin at the United Nations, central banks, the Italian Parliament, universities, conferences, and workshops.
He is also founder and co-administrator of the QuantLib project, a comprehensive free/open-source software framework for quantitative finance. “Interest Rate Derivatives” Adjunct Professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca, he has relevant publications on this subject and has headed trading, quantitative, and risk-management teams in Banca IMI (Intesa Sanpaolo), Banca Caboto and Monte Paschi Asset Management; he has also been co-founder and managing partner of RiskMap (now StatPro Italia).
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