Author, inventor and visionary, Michael’s ideas have influenced the major trends in capital markets and most recently the use of emerging teaching technologies during the past two decades.
He co-invented the digital book-building process at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in the late 1990s and shaped the future of electronic trading as we know it.
Having worked together with Sean Park, Roman Schmidt, Axel Thill and JP Rangaswani, Michael is the inventor of research & development unit for financial services and main incubator is a testimony to this.
Michael is member of various boards and committees including the world economic forum, tech quartier and acatech, and is regularly featured on national and global broadcast (CNBC, BFM, Fox News, ZDF, Bloomberg) and print media (FT, TechCrunch, Wall Street Journal, BoersenZeitung, Handelsblatt). He is a sought-after keynote speaker for emerging technologies, future of digital workplace and finance and all matters related to capital markets and equity.