Philipp Sandner

Professor and Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt am Main

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 currencies, digital transformation and entrepreneurship. He advises companies concerning their blockchain activities, e.g. the first European crypto fund or the Korean blockchain startup HYCON. Prof. Sandner is a member of the FinTechRat of the Federal Ministry of Finance 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 research fellow at the Technical University Munich, the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. Previous to that, he studied business administration focusing on computer science at the University Mannheim.