Industry Insights: Panel Discussion: “Institutional Adoption in 2021 and Beyond?“

Industry Insights: Panel Discussion: “Institutional Adoption in 2021 and Beyond?“

Industry Insights: Panel Discussion: “Institutional Adoption in 2021 and Beyond?”

New entrants and an existing regulation on crypto-assets seem to create a completely new market regarding various ecosystems and tend to optimize a lot of processes. In this panel, Benjamin Schaub (, Maximilian von Wallenberg (Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange), Seamus Donoghue (Metaco), Michael Shaulov (Fireblocks) and Constantin Ketz (International Token Standardization Association) discuss the development and future adoption of blockchain technology.

Watch this video on YouTube (ca. 26 min.).

About the lecturers

Benjamin Schaub made his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration at Justus-Liebig-Universität in Gießen. Later on, he worked as a project manager at the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center and is now a senior consultant at Apart from that, he is the Head of Digital Hub at Plutoneo. He is keen on Blockchain regulatory and governance, such as the development of Blockchain-Use-Cases.

LinkedIn profile of Benjamin Schaub

Maximilian von Wallenberg is CEO of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange. He is a fintech expert and tech serial entrepreneur. As founder and CEO, he built one of the largest social trading platforms for CFDs and digital assets in Europe. Subsequently, as Chief Product Officer, he was responsible for an AI-based asset manager for cryptocurrencies. Von Wallenberg studied Economics at the London School of Economics and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

LinkedIn profile of Maximilian von Wallenberg

Seamus Donoghue is the Vice President of Sales & Business Development at METACO. Seamus has deep domain expertise in financial markets, commodities, wealth management, and crypto & blockchain market structure, regulation, and technology.

LinkedIn profile of Seamus Donoghue

Michael Shaulov is the CEO and Co-Founder of Fireblocks, an easy-to-use, enterprise-grade platform for financial institutions that need to streamline digital asset operations. Furthermore, Michael is engaged as a Seed Investor for several cybersecurity platforms.

LinkedIn profile of Michael Shaulov

Constantin Ketz is the Vice Chairman of the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA). He also founded Cadeia, digital process automation and cash-flow distribution solution for financial markets, and works as an external consultant for the Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange. Constantin holds a Master of Arts in European Public Affair (EPA) from the University of Maastricht.

LinkedIn profile of Constantin Ketz


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