Maurizio Pizzonia is Assistant Professor at Roma Tre University, Italy. His research interests lie in the design of algorithms and software systems for blockchain, cybersecurity, internet analysis, and information visualisation. He published more than 40 papers in scientific conferences and journals, and served as coordinator for research units and work packages in two European projects. He is very much oriented in solving real problems and in devising innovative solutions that can lead to applications. In 2011, he co-founded a start up in cloud security. He teaches cybersecurity courses since 2004.