Franz von Weizsäcker

Franz von Weizsäcker

Head of Blockchain Lab

Franz von Weizsäcker is the Head of Blockchain Lab at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. He has been advising governments and business organizations worldwide including in Germany, Palestine, Rwanda and Saudi Arabia on digital strategy, digital economic policy, cyber security, smart cities, among others. Previously he worked as management consultant in the telecommunications industry. His background is computer science from Berlin University of Technology. He is part of the T20 task force on the future of work, associate of the digital think tank Stiftung neue Verantwortung, and member in the white hat hacker’s association Chaos Computer Club.