Gísli is the CTO and a co-founder of Monerium, the first regulated E-Money Institution (EMI) in Europe to be authorized to issue e-money on blockchains. Gísli holds a B.Sc. in mathematics; prior to founding Monerium he worked as a programmer, a business intelligence consultant, a bond trader, and co-founded a successful cloud infrastructure business. Gisli discovered Bitcoin in 2013 and participated in the 2014 Ethereum pre-sale. He is an avid spokesman for public, decentralized, smart contract-enabled blockchains as the next-generation financial infrastructure.