Stephan is the Founder and COO of 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.
An internationally recognized expert in smart contracts, smart property 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 crowdfunder.
His current focus is on smart contracts/smart property and the development of decentralized applications on top of a blockchain based, web3 infrastructure.