Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner is the head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, which was initiated in February 2017. The center analyzes the Implications of Blockchain technology for business and industry, and sees itself as a platform for knowledge sharing for decision makers, startups, technology and industry experts.

He is fascinated by bitcoins with Blockchain technology, which has thrilled him since 2013. As the founder of several start-ups, he understands the difficulties and hurdles of creating something new and also the potential of new technologies like Blockchain. Therefore, he is primarily concerned with how the blockchain technology can be used in a wide variety of sectors and industries.