Sebastian is the CTO and Co-Founder of Validity Labs. He received his PhD from ETH Zurich, before turning his insatiable curiosity and energy to the world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. His previous project, SONECT, a blockchain-based mobile cash withdrawal solution, attracted the interest one of Switzerland’s largest financial institutions, PostFinance. A regular speaker at major blockchain conferences, Sebastian is also one of the world’s top smart contract and Solidity developers. His work includes building applications for a wide range of industries such as insurance, real estate, banking and others.