Nikola is the tech partnerships and innovation lead at Nikkei, world's largest business media company and publisher of the Nikkei Shinbun, the Nikkei Asian Review and the Financial Times, among others. He has a substantial tenure in Japan - over 7 years and is a former lawyer, university lecturer, United Nations program leader, and startup founder. He is also a former pro rugby player with degrees from University of Bologna and Newcastle University. Born and raised in Croatia but lived abroad over 15 years by now, in many countries and many continents. Tech aficionado with particular focus on blockchain, crypto and AI, extremely excited to see the future unfold. Oh, and a geek for data visualization and maps.