Roberto Talamas is a Research Analyst at Messari. Roberto specializes in DeFi and Macro evaluations, among other topics. He previously worked in traditional Finance in San Francisco, working in BlackRock’s asset management division before transitioning to risk management for multi asset portfolios. Following his time at BlackRock, he briefly worked for a hedge fund focusing on data development and programming. Roberto graduated in 2017 from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He’s extremely passionate about the Python programming language and in his free time enjoys rock climbing and snowboarding.