Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner is head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC) at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. In 2018, he was ranked as one of the “Top 30” economists by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), a major newspaper in Germany. Further, he belongs to the “Top 40 under 40” – a ranking by the German business magazine Capital. The expertise of Prof. Sandner in particular includes blockchain technology, crypto assets, distributed ledger technology (DLT), Euro-on-Ledger, initial coin offerings (ICOs), security tokens (STOs), digital transformation and entrepreneurship.
The FSBC advises companies concerning their blockchain activities, e.g. the first European crypto fund, various startups and corporations. Prof. Sandner is a member of the Fintech Council (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., the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA) e.V., and the Multichain Asset Managers Association.
Ass.-Prof. Dr. Martin Angerer is the head of research and teaching activities in the fields of Blockchain Finance and FinTech Finance at the University of Liechtenstein. He is the main organizer of the first Certificate program Blockchain and Fintech in German language, that focuses on Finance and asset management aspects. He is also, since the beginning in 2017, head of the event series "Blockchain in Finance" at the University of Liechtenstein. In the areas of research and knowledge transfer, Martin Angerer is closely collaborating with local asset managers, banks and Fintech´s on research projects with a main focus on asset management, token sales designs and behavioral economics.