President of the Partisia Blockchain Foundation
Kurt is the Co-Founder & President of Partisia Blockchain, a Web 3.0 public blockchain built for scalability, privacy and interoperability. As entrepreneur, Kurt has pioneered the commercial use of advanced cryptography solutions and turned them into innovative high-tech businesses for more than 12 years. He is also the Co-founder of three other successful companies - Partisia, Sepior, and Secata. He holds a PhD from 2004 in economics and did combined graduate studies at the University of Copenhagen, UC Berkeley and University of Toronto and has worked as Associate Professor at University of Copenhagen for more than a decade. As researcher he has specialized in strategic decision-making, applied information economics, mechanism design and data science in broad terms and has pioneered a large number of research project combining Computer Science and Economics.
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Deputy Director, Directorate for Infrastructures, Innovation and Payments at Banque de France