Prof. Dr. Fabian Schär

Managing Director, Center for Innovative Finance, University of Basel

Prof. Dr. Fabian Schär is the Credit Suisse Asset Management (Schweiz) AG Professor for Distributed Ledger Technology (Blockchain) / FinTech and the Managing Director of the Center for Innovative Finance at the University of Basel. His research focus is on smart contracts, asset tokenization and potential applications of Blockchain. He has a PhD in cryptoassets and blockchain technology and co-authored several publications, including the bestselling book «Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptoassets». He is the organizer of the «Blockchain Symposium», the «Blockchain Challenge» and the co-initiator of the «Blockchain Diploma project».

Moreover, he is a member of several boards, an advisor to prestigious Blockchain projects, an invited speaker at numerous renowned conferences, including the G20 Global Financial Stability conference, and has professional experience in the financial industry.