Dr. Daniel Diemers is an independent board member at FiCAS AG, the Swiss-based crypto investment management boutique, and chairman of its Investment Committee. Previously, Daniel held the position of Financial Services Partner at PwC Strategy& (previously Booz & Co.). He also held the role of Managing Director Switzerland and was the PwC Head of Blockchain for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Adding to his credentials, Daniel is a founding member of the Swiss Blockchain Federation (SBF) and Co-Founder of the Swiss Finance Technology Association (SFTA) and Crypto Valley Association (CVA). Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of St. Gallen HSG and a CEMS Master in International Management. Further studies brought him to Singularity University and MIT. He is a published author, a frequent speaker at international conferences, and a commentator on the latest trends in exponential technologies, fintech, and crypto/ blockchain.