Stefan is an IT professional and PhD candidate that holds an MSc degree in computer science with a focus in the research and development of blockchain, data and system security, and software optimisation.
He continued his academic studies as a PhD student, where his main research topics were security, cryptography and blockchain.
He currently has more than 10 published papers on these subjects in IEEE journals and conferences, his most recent was about new digital identity and combining Metaverse with Blockchain and Biometrics for increased security.
Stefan has worked on several projects designing and implementing critical system infrastructures and decentralised platforms, and is well known in the crypto space as an advisor on blockchain architecture design.
Currently Stefan is CTO of OVII Technologies PLC, where he leads the tech team in product and project software development in various use-cases applying Virtual 3D technology with Security and Blockchain.