Patri Friedman is the General Partner at Pronomos Capital, a Silicon Valley VC firm which invests in charter cities and progressive Special Economic Zone projects. Patri is also the founder of the Seasteading movement and advises many innovative governance focused organizations. Patri previously spent 10 years at Google as an engineer (2004-2008, 2013-2019) and 10 years as the GP of Zarco Investment Group. He has a BS in Math from Harvey Mudd College, an MS in CS from Stanford University, and an MBA from Cardean University. He used to play poker competitively and wrote one of the first online poker bots.