Ingo Rübe Project Lead

Ingo Rübe

Founder and CEO

Ingo Rübe is the founder and CEO of BOTLabs, the company that develops KILT Protocol. As CTO of Hubert Burda Media he initiated the open-source CMS Thunder and he was previously IT Project Director at Axel Springer. Ingo is a founding member of the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) and served on the Board of Directors of the Drupal Association.

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Christine Mohan

Christine Mohan

Vice President of Business Development

Christine Mohan has 25 years of experience in software and digital media, working for startups and corporates including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Previously she was CMO of Web3 Foundation / Polkadot and co-founder of Civil Media, a blockchain syndication platform.

Matthias Möller Operations Director

Matthias Möller

Operations Director

Matthias has twenty years of professional and leadership experience in developing and shipping digital services for the internet and media industry. Since the early days of the internet he has been managing the development of front end and back end internet services for high traffic and scalable products.

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Marton Csernai Research Lead

Márton Csernai

Product Owner and Research Lead

Márton is a research scientist with experience in telecommunications, network science and neuroscience. He holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a PhD in computer science from Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

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Gustav Hemmelmayr Legal Director

Gustav Hemmelmayr

Legal Director

Gustav is an Austrian lawyer with 20 years of experience of which he spent over 10 years in startups and IT companies such as SAP. He holds a Certificate on Blockchain Law, Regulation and Policy from the University of Nicosia (UNIC) as well as a Master’s Degree in Communication and another one in European Integration. Currently, he is studying Blockchain and DLT at the Mittweida University of Applied Sciences and brings in all his expertise into the KILT Protocol.

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Kasper Mai Jørgensen

Kasper Mai Jørgensen

Acting CFO

Kasper joins KILT as a consultant and acting CFO. He has over 20 years of financial and compliance experience with firms like Maersk, Nortel Networks and KPMG. Kasper is CFO of Web3 Foundation, which supports teams building the decentralized web; Polkadot is the Foundation’s flagship project. Kasper also cofounded ComplyTo, a compliance platform for European SMBs dealing with GDPR.

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Elisa Dratsdrummer - Communications and Public Relations Assistant

Elisa Dratsdrummer

Communications and Public Relations Manager

Elisa was an International Business student at European University Viadrina. She is specialised in innovative marketing, informative and operative management and communication. At KILT she leads the communications and public relations operations.

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Paul Pomerleau

Community Manager

Paul Pomerleau joined us as Community Manager. He is responsible for global community growth and engagement, including the launch of a KILT Ambassador Program. Earlier Paul served as Technical Lead for a non-profit and as a UX/UI developer.

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Andreas Krautzberger, UI/UX and Graphic Design

Andreas Krautzberger

UI/UX and Graphic Design Specialist

Andreas is a UI/UX, Web and Graphic Designer with 20 years of work experience in design. He has worked in many important publishing and IT projects. He is a great Post-it artist and famous for his KrautzCats.

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Majella Horan

Writer

Before becoming fascinated by the potential of blockchain in 2013, Majella worked as a nurse, an actress and a health researcher. She has a Masters in Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness Studies and a background in writing, editing and communications strategy for blockchain protocols such as Polkadot and Kusama.

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Timo Welde Product Owner & Technical Lead

Timo Welde

Product Owner and Technical Lead

Timo is a Full Stack Developer, working in Blockchain Technology since 2016. He has a proven track record in Open Source development and was part of the Thunder core team (thunder.org) at Hubert Burda Media, working with Ingo Rube. Timo graduated in Computer Science at the Berlin University of Technology. He is also a biker.

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William Freudenberger

Product Owner and Blockchain Developer

William is a Software Developer who works on the node and protocol level. He studied Mathematics at the Technical University of Berlin, his hometown. Apart from coding, he enjoys the outdoors and playing Spikeball.

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Dudley Needham Blockchain Developer

Dudley Needham

Blockchain Developer

Dudley is a developer who works on the protocol and frontend application, and supports project teams as they integrate KILT. He studied General Engineering at the Open University of Milton Keynes in the UK, before joining the KILT dev team in Berlin. Dudley likes to spend his free time painting; he is also a Game master for Tabletop RPGs.

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Albrecht Weiche

Albrecht Weiche

Blockchain Developer

Albrecht is a developer who works on the node and protocol. He graduated from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology with a Master’s degree in Computer Science. He enjoys adventurous cycling tours.

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Antonio Antonino

Software Engineer

Antonio is a Software Engineer from Italy with a joint M.Sc. in Cloud Computing from the Technical University of Berlin (Germany) and Aalto University (Finland). He has previously worked as a R&D software engineer for Ericsson Finland working with blockchain solutions including Ethereum and Hyperledger. He used to be a goalkeeper, and now he enjoys it in his spare time.

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Leon Wenzel Blockchain Developer

Leon Wenzel

Blockchain Developer

Leon is a Computer Science and Integrated Systems student at the Technical University of Berlin. He has previously worked as developer and technical consultant at multiple blockchain startups and is now part of the developer team at KILT. He is also Global Elite.

Raphael Flechtner Philosophical & Ethical Advisor

Raphael Flechtner

Philosophical & Ethical Advisor

Raphael is a student at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain and holds a degree in philosophy. He is specialised in Social Cognition, Evolutionary Anthropology and Social Theory. Fascinated by KILT’s goals in the disembodied online world he has contributed to shaping the vision of KILT and creating the KILT white paper.

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Irena Pocrnja

Irena Pocrnja

Team Assistant

Irena has a Master’s degree in Journalism (Public Relations) from the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Zagreb.
She has more than 5 years of experience in event and project organisation and in the planning, implementation and coordination of administrative tasks. Our master of the books.