Conference Speakers Industry experts advising the East-West Crypto Bridge
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Faust
About Prof dr Faust
Dr Faust is a Professor at TU Darmstadt, where he is leading the research group on Applied Cryptography funded by the Emmy Noether Program of the German Science Foundation (DFG).
Before, he was an Assistant Professor at Ruhr-University Bochum and have been a Marie Curie IEF fellow at EPFL, Switzerland in the group of Serge Vaudenay, and a Postdoc at Aarhus University in the group of Ivan Damgaard.
In 2010, he received my Ph.D. in the COSIC group at KU Leuven. My research was funded through a Microsoft Research Ph.D. scholarship. I obtained a Master in Business Informatics from the University of Mannheim.
Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner
About Prof dr sandner
Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner is head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. The expertise of Prof. Sandner in particular includes blockchain technology, crypto assets, initial coin offerings (ICOs), digital transformation and entrepreneurship.
Prof. Sandner is a member of the FinTechRat of the Federal Ministry of Finance and also engaged in the Blockchain Observatory established by the European Union and, additionally, founding member of the German Blockchain Association e.V. and the Multichain Asset Managers Association.
He was awarded with several scholarships and research prizes. Prof. Sandner has published in international peer-reviewed journals such as Research Policy, the Journal of Marketing Research and the Journal of Business Venturing.
Jan Heinrich Meyer
About jan meyer
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About mihail vasilev
Passionate about innovative technologies and armed with master’s degree in marketing & media communications, Mihail started his first career experiences in the area of cloud at Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange AG. There he was responsible for the development, coordination and management of DBCE’s brand and marketing campaigns.
Today Mihail works as Marketing & Customer Engagement Manager at iNNOVO Cloud GmbH and is intensively driving forward company’s new business models in the fields of IoT, Edge & Fog Computing, Blockchain Technologies etc.
Prof. Dr. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
About Prof dr sadeghi
Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi is a full Professor of Computer Science at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, in Germany, where he heads the System Security Lab. Since January 2012 he is also the Director of Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Secure Computing (ICRI-SC) at TU Darmstadt. He is a member of the profile area CYSEC of TU Darmstadt.
He received his PhD in Computer Science with the focus on privacy protecting cryptographic protocols and systems from the University of Saarland in Saarbrücken, Germany. Prior to academia, he worked in Research and Development of Telecommunications enterprises, amongst others Ericson Telecommunications.
Prof. Sadeghi has been awarded with the renowned German prize “Karl Heinz Beckurts” for his research on Trusted and Trustworthy Computing technology and its transfer to industrial practice.
Institute for Crypto
About Christian flasshof
Christian Flasshof is a research fellow at the Frankfurt School Blockchain Centre and Alumni of the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
Christian looks after the Blockchain business development at the Frankfurt School Blockchain Centre.
Prior to that , he was a Consultant in a sales and marketing strategy project at an e-commerce company.
About jasmin gungor
Jasmin knows Bitcoin since 2011 and has been watching the crypto market since then. She is active in the field of cryptocurrencies, blockchain and ICOs, holds workshops and speaks at meetups and conferences. Jasmin has profound networking skills and valuable contacts in the sphere of cryptocurrency and blockchain all over the world.
About toan nguyen
Toan Nguyen is Director of Business Development and Marketing / Communication across EMEA at e-shelter. In his role he is responsible for bringing the maximum value to e-shelter’s customers and partners that use e-shelter’s colocation and connectivity solutions for their hybrid and multi cloud deployments to enable their digital business platform.
Furthermore, he is also in charge of e-shelter’s Marketing and Go-To-Market strategy in the cloud field, helping execute on the company’s multi-year sales plan and identifying areas that will drive future growth.
Prof. Dr. Katarina Adam
About Prof dr adam
Katarina Adam (PhD Dr.-Ing.) is a professor at the HTW Berlin, Department Business Administration and Engineering.
Furthermore, she is co-founder of SIMMST a.s., a startup that offers a blockchain-based reputation platform for tenants and landlords.
The focus of her research and teaching activities is the blockchain technology with the application possibilities in the real world, taking into account the financial aspects. The fascinating characteristic for Katarina Adam is the combination of digital technology and economy and the transfer to the real world application.
Before Mrs. Adam turned to teaching and research, she successfully led her own real estate company in Berlin.
About kersten SchUtze
Kersten is the expert in ICO Management in APAC, being involved into the management and growth of blockchain startups and establishing a network to the Blockchain community in Asia.
He has a strong entrepreneurial and FinTech background in Blockchain startups and financial institutions and seeks to innovate rusty structures of Finance and Industry.
Dr. Matthias Hirtschulz
About dr hirtschulz
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About paul kammerer
Paul Kammerer is the Co-Founder of Commerzbank’s Blockchain (DLT) Lab and Vice President within the Banks Corporate Strategy department.
It was 2012 when Paul was first introduced to Bitcoin and Blockchain (DLT) during his master studies at the University of California Santa Barbara. Since that time, he has established a couple of cross-industry cooperation’s and finalized POCs based on Blockchain (DLT) technology.