2020 - presentJunior Professorship at the Department Business & Management - MCI Management Center Innsbruck2020Scientist at the Center for Innovation Systems and Policy - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology2018 - 2019Senior Scientist at the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics - WU Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration2016 - 2018Researcher & Lecturer at Department for Entrepreneurship and Innovation - WU Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration2016 - 2019Lecturer & Advisor at i2c Innovation Incubation Center - TU Technical University of Vienna2016 - 2018Research Fellow within the STREAM Project - CERN2015 - 2016Research Assistant at K1-Gründerservice - Friedrich Schiller University Jena2013 - 2014Business Development - Tumplare Corporation2011 - 2013Co-Founder - Aftek Ltd
2016 - 2020PhD - WU Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Dr.)2014 - 2016Master in Economics - Friedrich Schiller University Jena (MSc.)2008 - 2013Diploma in Financial Management - St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance (Dipl.-Ök.)
FinTech & Blockchain Lab, Entrepreneurship - WU Vienna University of Economics and Business AdministrationTechnology Leveraging, Lean Start-Up, Business Modelling - TU Technical University of ViennaInvited talks and keynotes on Blockchain (Austrian Innovation Forum; Banken Challenge 2025; Moving Forward Conference; Workshop at the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Research; CEE Fundrising Conference; Raiffeisen Conference on Sustainable Investing, etc.) - national and internationalEntrepreneurship Summer School - Module 'FinTech & Blockchain' - Kyoto Institute of TechnologyBusiness Modelling - Medical University Vienna
2019International Conference on Blockchain in San Diego (ICBC 2019)Best Paper Award2019WU Vienna University of Economics and Business AdministrationHigh Potentials Award for a research stay at the University of Zurich2016European CommissionMarie-Curie PhD Fellowship2014DAADFull Scholarship for Master Programm in Germany (DAAD-ERP)2014ERANETEranet-Plus full scholarship for Master Programm in Germany2007Bank Intesa SanpaoloScholarship of the Bank Intesa Sanpaolo for exchange year in Italy (AFS-Intercultura)
2020CiViQ (Quantum Key Distribution Technology) - CiViQ (Quantum Key Distribution Technology) - Quantum Flagship (European Union)2019Blockchain for securities' settlement - Blockchain for securities' settlement - OeNB Austrian National Bank2016 - 2018EU-Project STREAM ('Smart Sensor Technologies and Training for Radiation Enhanced Applications and Measurements') - EU-Project STREAM ('Smart Sensor Technologies and Training for Radiation Enhanced Applications and Measurements') - CERN
2019Research stay at the University of Zurich - 2018Research visit at Stanford Entrepreneurship Hub - 2017Research stay at the MIT Sloan Schoola of Management - 2017Research visit Aalto University, Design Factory - 2016Research stay at the University of Warwick (Department of Economics) -
2019 - presentMember - IEEE
2019Frontiers in Blockchain: Guest Associate Editor for 'Blockchain for Good'