Patri Friedman, former Software Engineer at Google with a master’s in computer science, is an entrepreneur and political theorist for competitive governance. With financial support from Peter Thiel, the founder of Paypal, he founded The Seasteading Institute, a non-profit seeking to establish floating autonomous communities at sea. He also worked with and founded other startups, for example Future Cities Development, which had the first MOU to create a Prosperity Zone in 2012. Today he consults with projects and investors around the world working to develop innovation zones. He will help Tipolis ensure the competitiveness of governance systems for Prosperity Zones.