Leopoldo founded Rodriquez Consulting in 2005 as his second company with a specific eye on the leisure marine industry and yachting industry. His specific mission was suppling to this segment of the marine industry the appropriate professional consulting services that were very much in demand as some of the most important players were transitioning from the artisanal www to the industry arena. Leopoldo other than being a yacht expert is a product and market strategist. Leopoldo has a profound love and 10 years of expertise in web-based businesses. He co-founded the second web-based crowd funding platform in the world which was featured on MSNBC “Fast Money” in the U.S. during the 2008 stock market crash as an example of business model innovation. Leopoldo has lived and worked within the industry in the U.S., the United Kingdom, Italy France and the UAE. He has a rare blend of technical marine skills as a licensed skipper and project manager with over 20’000 miles of sailing experience and is a web technology expert. Leopoldo is bilingual in English and Italian and speaks fluent Spanish and French. In his spare time he teaches Sailing for a not-for-profit organisation in London and a plethora of other sports he practices.