Tari is a new open source, decentralized protocol that reimagines the future of digital assets. Our mission is to steward the most useful decentralized platform that empowers anyone to create digitally scarce things people love. Riccardo “FluffyPony” has an academic background in informatics and logistics, is a member and lead maintainer of Monero Core Team (the stewards of the Monero Project). In 2017, Riccardo helped launch Globee, a multi-currency payment processor, and in 2018 he helped found Tari Labs. Riccardo and his wife live along the Garden Route on the coast of South Africa, where he spends weekends hanging out with their dogs and playing with LEGO.