The Rise of Bitcoin and Crypto Assets – What to Expect in 2022? (Panel)

The Rise of Bitcoin and Crypto Assets – What to Expect in 2022? (Panel)

Industry Insights: The Rise of Bitcoin and Crypto Assets – What to Expect in 2022? (Panel)

Bitcoin and Ethereum have been mainly ruling the market of crypto assets over the last couple of years. However, a large variety of other asset classes is growing rapidly. Thus, the market develops faster than ever before and consistently keeps growing in various directions. More customers however also require more and clearer regulations. Germany adopted a strategy for regulations rights away and is now trying to keep up with the speed of the market.

About the lecturers

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner has founded the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC). In 2018 and 2019, he was ranked as one of the “top 30” economists by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), a major newspaper in Germany. Further, he belonged to the “Top 40 under 40” — a ranking by the German business magazine Capital. Since 2017, he is a member of the fintech Council of the Federal Ministry of Finance in Germany. The expertise of Prof. Sandner includes blockchain technology in general, crypto-assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, the digital programmable Euro, tokenization of assets and rights, and digital identity. You can contact him via mail (, or LinkedIn and Twitter.

LinkedIn profile of Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner

Katharina Gehra is the co-founder and chief executive of Immutable Insight. The company applies real-time analytics to generate insights about the token economy and sustainable investing, helping make this new technology widely accessible and empowering companies to make better decisions. Katharina previously served as chief executive at Interritus Ltd., a project leader at the Boston Consulting Group, and also held a position at Commerzbank.
Katharina holds an MSc in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and has been named in Capital magazine’s “Top 40 under 40” three times in a row.

LinkedIn profile of Katharina Gehra

Christoph Kreiterling works in the division for innovations in financial technology of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, BaFin as senior adviser. Mainly, he is the key contact for matters related to Blockchain technology. In his day-to-day work, Christoph analyzes Blockchain technology developments in their various dimensions such as the technical and business side, regulatory aspects, possible future payment implications, standardization-related issues, geopolitical questions, possible legal implications, blockchain use cases, and the perspectives of future Blockchain regulation as a whole.

LinkedIn profile of Christoph Kreiterling

Andre Voinea is head of DACH regions at HANetf. He has 15 years of experience in the financial industry with a focus on ETFs and index-based investments. Before joining HANetf, he held various roles at FTSE Russel, ETF Securities, and Nomura.

LinkedIn profile of Andre Voinea

Drew Robinson currently works at Coinbase. Before becoming the Head of Institutional Coverage, he worked as Head of Business Development. Previous to his job at Coinbase, Andrew was Strategy Consultant at A.T. Kearney, Executive Director at HSBC, and Vice President at Jefferies & Company.

LinkedIn profile of Drew Robinson

Tim Bruenjes is Head of Sales & Strategic Business Development Germany & Austria & Nordics & CEE & Russia at Fireblocks. Fireblocks is an easy-to-use, enterprise-grade platform for financial institutions that need to streamline digital asset operations – without sacrificing security. The Company helps financial organizations and other enterprise customers that trade and handle blockchain-based assets to move them without being hacked. Before working at Fireblocks, he also worked at Macrobond Financial & Smartkarma.

LinkedIn profile of Tim Bruenjes

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