Robin Weninger is a globally-recognized educator, advisor and investor, focusing on the implications of exponential technologies, such as blockchain, quantum and artificial intelligence on organisational structures, businesses and society.
He is the Founding Partner and Managing Director of the venture capital and advisory company Njordis, and the corporate education company Global Institute of Leadership and Technology (GILT). He is also the Initiator and Managing Director of the Global Blockchain Initiative (GBI). Robin holds several Advisory Board mandates for organisations in the educational and tech industry including Zigurat Innovation and Technology Business School, the Blockchain Founders Group amongst other tech companies and a variety of projects under the umbrella of the European Commission.
Since 2016 he is an active part of the faculty board of several European universities including Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, the University of Barcelona, and the EU Business School in Geneva as well as a visiting lecturer at global educational institutions. As former Managing Director of the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) in Berlin, he is now part of the expert board. In 2015, the World Economic Forum recognized Robin as a Global Shaper with a following nomination into the community of European Digital Leaders in 2017. In the same year, Robin also became the academic director of the first accredited Master program in Blockchain Technology.
His latest publications include an essay on the importance of education for organisations in the book Philosophy@Work published by Unbound and a chapter on business model development and validation in the book Digital Entrepreneurship published by Springer and read by over 200k people.
Robin graduated from the International School of Management and Regent’s University. He is currently living in Frankfurt, Germany.