Dominik Schiener



Dominik Schiener

Blockchain expert and co-founder of IOTA

Dominik is a young entrepreneur and Blockchain expert from Italy. He has been in the Blockchain space for more than 5 years now, has had Blockchain startups in Switzerland and the UK, and for the past 2 years has been focused on realizing the "Machine Economy" through IOTA. He firmly believes in the potential of Blockchain, especially in mobility, but generally has a pragmatic view and is focused on applications with clear business models behind them. In IOTA he leads the non-profit foundation and oversees partnerships and the overall realization of the project's vision.

Apart from his work in IoT he has done extensive work on how Blockchain can be applied to trade finance, self-sovereign digital identity, new Blockchain-based voting protocols and completely new governance models for decentralized autonomous communities. With his work he has won prizes from the likes of Deloitte, Wanxiang, GTEC and Emirates NBD. 

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