People 2018-09-28T12:07:03+00:00



Christopher Nigischer holds a diploma in business administration and is a serial tech-entrepreneur and a leading head in the blockchain sphere. For 20 years he is working in innovative projects for and together with Airbus, Bombardier, BP, First Solar, Panasonic, Philips and Volkswagen with a special focus on digitization and, in the past years, Blockchain. He is also founder and CEO of consider it, Managing Partner at Chainstep and supports NXP Semiconductors in the area of IT Security.



Dr. Ingo Fiedler leads several research projects at the University of Hamburg and is Affiliate Assistant Professor at Concordia University, Montreal. He holds diplomas both in business administration and economics and obtained his award-winning Ph.D. from the University of Hamburg. Dr. Fiedler follows blockchain and cryptocurrencies since early 2011 and is an advisor for startup companies in the blockchain ecosystem. He regularly adds to the public knowledge on blockchain and virtual currencies by commenting in various international media outlets.



Lennart Ante holds a position at University of Hamburg and is conducting research on blockchain technology. At the Blockchain Research Lab, he is evaluating the use of blockchain technology across various sectors and is studying the implications and characteristics of cryptocurrencies and their respective markets. As a a co-founder of SICOS, he is advising startups in the blockchain ecosystem in the process of corporate financing and is developing STOKR, a blockchain-based platform for crowd-investments through so-called security tokens.



Fred Steinmetz researches on blockchain technology at University of Hamburg and co-founded Badgeport, a marketing assessment platform for blockchain startups. Specific research areas include blockchain’s impacts and applications in energy markets, the gambling sector and crowdfunding. He’s been observing the cryptocurrency and blockchain space since 2015.