Benedikt Schuppli Joins the Lisk Foundation’s Board
want to welcome Benedikt Schuppli to the board of the Lisk Foundation.
With a professional career at the intersection of law and blockchain, as well as a history of freelance legal work for Lisk, Benedikt has joined the Foundation’s board at the beginning of the new year.
Benedikt brings substantial experience in law, banking, blockchain and much more.
has worked in a variety of thriving industries. He has finished his
Masters in Law at the University of Zurich. Shortly after, he was
admitted to the Bar as an attorney. His professional experience spans
multiple sectors, ranging from Swiss private banks to public
administration. In recent years, Benedikt focused primarily on the
nascent blockchain industry. He was the Chief Legal Officer for Lykke,
a Swiss-based cryptocurrency exchange. He also advised a number of
successful blockchain startups on legal and regulatory matters.
Furthermore, he’s authored papers on smart contracts and on blockchain
and the law, as well as spoke on the topic at industry events including
Blockchain Live in London. Currently, aside from contributing to the
Lisk ecosystem as its board member, Benedikt has co-founded a project
developing a smart contract programming language for lawyers.
He has been involved with Lisk since the early days.
from his industry expertise, Benedikt brings with him an in-depth
knowledge of the Lisk ecosystem. Benedikt was an early community member
and adopter of the LSK token. He has started to contribute
professionally to Lisk as early as 2017 as its freelance legal advisor.
He will help the Foundation’s board in regulatory and strategic matters.
will use his experience in and knowledge of Lisk to help the Foundation
oversee regulatory matters as well as provide strategic advice. As an
early blockchain enthusiast and believer, his personal goal is also to
ensure “the spirit of decentralization” remains in the project.
joining follows the departure of Pascal Schmid from the board, due to
the Foundation’s parting of ways with Sielva Management SA.
We want to give him a warm welcome to the Lisk Foundation and are looking forward to the great work we will do together.