Alessio’s background is illustrative of his commitment to technology and collaboration, both of which have prepared him for his new role as CTO of Jur. Indeed it was fortuitous for Jur that after leaving Tendermint that Alessio took a well-earned rest, using the time to study and decompress – and actually learned about the project, which piqued his interest due to it being reminiscent of much he had learned in the financial sector. “The main subject is governance…and when you build a business, governance is crucial, it’s a pillar,” Alessio explained. “You can’t build an organization or a company without having a governance that makes people incentivized to stick together…and deliver value.”