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This meetup of the Enterprise Blockchain Frankfurt Disrupt Community functions as the kick-off event for the German Blockchain Week. Moreover, guests can explore a data center at e-shelter, one of the leading datacenter-provider in Europe with excellent speakers of the blockchain ecosystem. This meetup is an invitation-only meetup for Welcoming & Gathering corporate partners, speakers, sponsors and investors of the EWCC.
(1) Juwan Lee
Juwan Lee is the Founder and CEO of NexChange, a venture innovation platform, CEO of Arrakis Ventures and co-Founder and Director of the Blockchain Centre of Hong Kong. Mr. Lee was formerly the CIO of the largest Shanghai-based asset management firm. He spent numerous years at JP Morgan in a variety of roles from principal investments to heading equity within the asset management division. As an early pioneer in managing technology portfolios, he worked with SAC Capital, Osprey, Rothschilds and Montgomery. He funded many star companies in Silicon Valley (including Netscape, Yahoo and Eidos), Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park, Bangalore India, Korea, and Israel.
(2) Bernhard Müller-Hug
Bernhard holds an M.Sc. in Biology and has ten years of work experience as a developer and project leader in the medical diagnostics and research field. He now works for a global blockchain company in business development.
Bitcoin caught his interest in 2011 and he tries to stay up to date on the topic ever since. He enjoys discussing the social, economic and technical implications. “I don’t know where this is heading exactly but I do know that our children will have a different experience when transmitting and probably also possessing money. Imagining to wait several days for an international payment to clear will be absurd. Immigrant workers will not have to pay double-digit percentages to send money home.”, he says.
Bernhard is a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP) and likes to share with others, what he learns. Therefore, he has given several introductory presentations consultations on the topic.
(3) Dr. Rolf Werner, Fujitsu
Dr. Rolf Werner has been Head of Central Europe at Fujitsu. In this role, he managed the company’s business in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
He was also Chairman of the Managing Board of Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH. Before joining Fujitsu in 2016, Rolf held various management positions at T-Systems. Most recently he had been a valued member of the board at T-Systems Multimedia solutions and managed the expansion of the sales organization and the whole company both nationally as well as internationally. During other career stops, Werner was CEO of the French subsidiary T-Systems France SAS and was EMEIA head, responsible for all services activities in America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
(4) Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner
Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner is head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. He 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. Before joining Frankfurt School, he co-founded a consulting company specialized in the area of innovation strategy IP and technology transfer. He has been a research fellow at the Technical University Munich, the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.
++++ This meetup is an invitation only meetup for Welcoming & Gathering corporate partners, speakers, sponsors and investors of the EWCC. We have only free 10 tickets available. Therefore, please RSVP your free spot on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.de/e/disrupt-meetup-data-centers-for-blockchains-and-decentralized-systems-tickets-49819074192 ++++