Johannes Schweifer

Premium Speaker in the Interview

Interview: Melanie Hübner | 07. April 2017

Welcome to the world of crypto finance!
How does the blockchain work, and why is bitcoin special? How blockchain technology could revolutionize our lives - blockchain voting, smart property, smart contracts, universal democracy

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What are the core subjects of your keynote speaches?

Johannes Schweifer :
  • Bitcoin and Blockchain
  • Decentralized decision-making
  • Blockchain democracy
  • Challenges for Bitcoin startups
  • Bitcoin highlights and stories

 

Which audience or which branch do you reach with your speech?

Johannes Schweifer :

Basically there is no special audience as the presentation requires no knowledge in advance. You just have to be future oriented and not afraid of changes.
Likewise there is no restriction towards the business sector, but there is more in it for financial services, insurance and consultants than for other sectors.

Why are you a Premium Speaker? Where do you get your insights from?

Johannes Schweifer :

From among all the technologies I experienced so far Blockchain sparked me the most. I witnessed all ups and downs of its development, met some of the people in their garages, who later became big names and can count myself as one of the early-adopters, who actively contribute to what is happening in this field. What I’ve got to tell are my own first-hand experiences.

What will be in the future? Does "time" play an important role in your work?

Johannes Schweifer :

From currency transactions, shareholder ledgers to land registers and plebiscites, the range of applications for blockchain-technology is large. Billions of startup capital have already been invested in companies of this sector, and the biggest players from among financial services and insurance firms are about to utilize the potential of this technology for their products. Digital transformation can’t push past blockchains. Change is happening in fast-motion currently, no continuity in sight.

What is your life motto? What would you like to give your listeners on the way?

Johannes Schweifer quote

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. (Henry Ford)

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