An internationally recognized expert in smart contracts and decentralized blockchain applications, Stephan is the former CCO of Ethereum, the next-generation blockchain that raised $18.9m as part of the world’s second largest crowdfunding event, now valued at over USD 90 billion.
He is the Founder of Atlas Neue (https://atlasneue.com), a revolutionary take on a development and financial services company which creates and supports exciting ventures in the blockchain space.
Stephan is the Founder and COO of Slock.it (http://slock.it), a project at the intersection of the IoT and blockchain. Slock.it explores how Ethereum light nodes embedded in connected cars, homes, shared white goods, etc. could revolutionise the emerging Sharing Economy infrastructure by enabling anyone to rent, sell or share their property without middleman.
Stephan has three startups under his belt and brings 25 years of enterprise IT experience to his enterprises. Before discovering the Blockchain, Stephan held CTO positions at leading data analytics companies in London with clients including VISA Europe and BP.
He regularly speaks at conferences and community events.