Prominent Ethereum Developer Becomes New CEO At Swisscom Blockchain AG
Swisscom Blockchain AG Hires A New CEO
Swisscom Blockchain AG, a blockchain focused company has recently announced that they have hired Lukas Hohl as their new Cheif Executive Officer. The 41-year-old will start his duties in May and relocate to Switzerland from Boston within the first couple of months.
Swisscom Blockchain offers blockchain technology consulting and project services to companies across all industries and has been a driving force behind the development of blockchain applications since 2017. In conjunction with other Swisscom units, Swisscom Blockchain also supplies basic technology, such as a secure infrastructure for blockchain applications (Hyperledger Fabric) or the Tokenization Launchpad for token generation.
Notably, since the beginning of the year, the Swisscom subsidiary has been managed on an interim basis by Roger Wüthrich-Hasenböhler, Chief Digital Officer of Swisscom Now, Hohl is going to take over the management of Swisscom Blockchain.
Over the past 15 years, the 41-year-old ETH engineer and Harvard Business School alumnus has held various roles at BearingPoint, Swisscom, Sofgen and Synpulse, advising numerous financial companies on business and IT topics in Asia, the USA and Switzerland and leading various consulting teams.
Haudenschild and a team jumped ship from consulting firm EY two years ago in a bid by Swisscom to get in on the fast-growing blockchain sector. Haudenschild and a team jumped ship from consulting firm EY two years ago in a bid by Swisscom to get in on the fast-growing blockchain sector.
Roger Wüthrich-Hasenböhler is happy about the new hiring:
“In the past, Lukas Hohl has built and managed companies, managed complex large-scale projects, is well networked in Switzerland and internationally and fits perfectly into the young team of Swisscom Blockchain AG.”
About his new role, Hohl said:
“A technology that fundamentally revolutionizes existing systems, a young, talented team and an agile environment among our customers and within Swisscom – what more could you wish for?”