Dr. Philipp Sandner was an economist, researcher, professor and expert in blockchain systems. He was also the co-founder of a management consultancy.
Dr. Sandner headed the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC) at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, which was initiated in February 2017. In 2018 and 2019 the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung listed him as one of the top 30 economists in Germany. According to the magazine Capital, he also ranked among the “Top 40 under 40.”
Professor Sandner was co-founder of a management consultancy specializing in innovation and technology transfer. He also worked at the Technical University of Munich and the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and did research at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.
Previously, he studied business administration with business information technology at the University of Mannheim. He received several scholarships and Best Paper Awards. His research work was published in international journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Research Policy, the Journal of Marketing Research and the Journal of Business Venturing.