Horea Porutiu is a Developer Advocate focused on ensuring developers' success on IBM Cloud. He has a burning passion for Blockchain technology, and a smaller but equally impressive passion for AI/Machine Learning. Since graduating from UC San Diego in 2017 with a double major in Computer Science and Management Science, Horea has been building web-apps and blockchain apps using Watson and Hyperledger, respectively. Not only that, but he's a blog addict. Horea's blockchain blogs have been published in Hacker Noon, a top 10 publisher on Medium, multiple times. During his time at UCSD, he competed on the NCAA tennis team, and received honors such as Most Valuable Player, and a National Ranking of 13 in doubles. In his free time, you can see him on court coaching tennis, investing in cryptocurrencies & stocks, listening to finance news, playing Call of Duty, or drinking matcha tea.