Paolo Fragomeni is a seasoned software engineer, open source developer and distributed systems researcher. Fragomeni is the Co-Founder and CEO of Socket Supply Co., a developer tools company advancing cloud computing beyond the data center. He also serves as Founding Partner and Chief Technologist at 100 Acre Ventures, a leading investment firm specializing in the emerging digital asset class. Prior to launching Socket, Fragomeni was Co-Founder and CEO of Voltra, a decentralized music store and player with a focus on music ownership. He was an early community leader and contributor to the world's largest and fastest growing open source project, Node.js. Fragomeni has been sought out by Fortune 500 companies such as Qualcomm and Dow Jones as a technical advisor. He has also contributed to many open source projects including Electron and Gitmesh.
He conceptualized and implemented products that simplify and manage application deployments for the node.js platform.
He left MIT in 2010 to co-found his first startup, which was later acquired by GoDaddy.
Since then, he has founded multiple companies and raised rounds of funding.
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