Industry Insights: How Will Blockchain Technology Revolutionize Wall Street?

Industry Insights: How Will Blockchain Technology Revolutionize Wall Street?

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner (FSBC) and Jan van Eck (VanEck) – Industry Insights

Blockchain technology is set to revolutionize Wall Street by providing greater transparency, enhanced security, and increased efficiency. This will be achieved through asset tokenization, enabling the digitization of assets for greater liquidity, and the development of self-executing intelligent contracts that streamline processes and reduce the need for intermediaries. In short, adopting blockchain technology on Wall Street is expected to bring significant benefits to investors and financial institutions alike.

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About the lecturer

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 has been 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.

LinkedIn profile of Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner

As CEO of VanEck, Jan van Eck has been involved in three significant projects in the last two decades: initiating a fund management partnership in China, developing the hedge fund business, and establishing the ETF business in 2006. He takes pleasure in working on funds enabling investors to gain portfolio exposure that could be useful in future markets.

LinkedIn profile of Jan van Eck

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