Paolo Ardoino joined Bitfinex at the beginning of 2015 and now serves as chief technology officer.
He graduated from Genoa’s Computer Science University in 2008, and started working as a researcher for a military project focused on high-availability, self-recovering networks, and cryptography. Interested in finance, Ardoino began developing financial related applications in 2010 and founded Fincluster as CTO in late 2013. Backed by two financing investment rounds, Fincluster delivered an advanced, modern and accessible web platform serving different clients with customization capabilities.
Ardoino eventually joined Bitfinex as senior software developer in 2014, tasked with trading engine development, platform scalability and high availability. Later in 2016, Ardoino transitioned to the role of CTO. As CTO of Bitfinex, Ardoino's role is to manage the development team, evaluate new technologies, design and develop the Bitfinex backend platform. In addition to this, Ardoino also serves as lead backend developer at Bitfinex. In 2017, Ardoino also became CTO of Tether.