Björn Wagner is an engineer and business developer at Parity Technologies (https://parity.io). Parity Technologies (formerly Ethcore) is a UK registered company founded by Dr Gavin Wood (co-founder and former CTO of Ethereum and author of the Ethereum specification) that is dedicated to provide the world’s most advanced information consensus software stack.
Björn is also a visiting researcher at Siemens AG where he is exploring the impact of distributed ledger technology in industrial settings/on enterprises.
He was part of the early days of electromobility in Germany through his work with StreetScooter GmbH (acquired by Deutsche Post AG in 2014) and research on the modularization and electrification of machinery used in agriculture and has worked in business model innovation for Industry 4.0.
His studies spanned the fields of robotics, industrial automation and digitization, as well as high-tech innovation and entrepreneurship at RWTH Aachen University, University of California and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.