Dr. THOMAS NÄGELE, LL.M.
Thomas Nägele, Attorney at Law at NÄGELE Attorneys at Law LLC, focuses on legal advice in the area of IT law. The handling of legal advice surrounding blockchain technology requires both legal expertise and knowledge of IT, two areas in which Mr. Nägele undoubtedly possesses the requisite skills. Outside of his formal legal education and numerous years of experience in the legal industry, and his knowledge in the area of IT is unsurpassed; witnessed by his continued involvement in software programming over the past 10 years, combined with his involvement with Bitcoin and Blockchain technology since 2011. Thomas also advises clients in international finance, technology and industrial enterprises, operating in the fields of Blockchain/DLT, telecommunications and internet, as well as public institutions. Besides being Attorney and legal Advisor, he teaches at the University of Liechtenstein, giving lectures and presentations on the newest legal developments. Serving as co-founder of the CCA, Mr. Nägele can be viewed as responsible for numerous developments regarding information technology within the county.
Mauro Casellini is COO at Arcological.xyz by Protocol Labs. Previously, he was CEO of Bitcoin Suisse (Liechtenstein) AG, where he was responsible for the European business. Before joining Bitcoin Suisse AG, he worked as Head of Blockchain and PSP at Bank Frick, where he successfully implemented a corporate strategy in blockchain banking and built the Blockchain and Payment Service Provider department.
Mauro holds a Bachelor-Degree in Business Administration from HTW Chur and an MBA from Kalaidos University of Applied Science Switzerland.
Tobias Fitz is Co-Founder of FinTech.li and has been working at the University of Liechtenstein for several years. He has participated in the formation of many start-ups, including several focused on blockchain technology.
Pablo Coirolo is the CEO and founder of Light47, CEO of Debicoin, Managing Director at Ficus Capital Peru, Co-Founder of Debifone, and CEO of Telefónica Data Uruguay.
In the words of Pablo himself, he states, “My passion lies in innovation and transformative technologies. I believe that connecting the dots can be achieved by drawing from a great diversity of business and life experiences, and I am constantly looking for new ways to view and interpret the world through the lens of technology.”
After his discovery Bitcoin in Berlin during 2014, he decided to dive head first into the world of crypto currencies and blockchain technology. He then launched the Bit-film Festival in Montevideo at Universidad ORT Uruguay. Pablo then founded Debicoin, enabling companies in the blockchain and crypto spaces to connect their projects via multinational corporations. Relocating from Germany to Zug (Crypto Valley) in 2016, he has been actively involved in the Swiss blockchain and crypto ecosystems. This evolved into his active participation in the Liechtenstein blockchain and crypto ecosystems, based on his work with an ICO project in the country. Later, in 2018, Pablo founded Light47 in the country, a blockchain and crypto services company providing a wide range of services including: project management, legal and corporate structure, system development, smart contract auditing, project evaluation, business development services, marketing services, white paper development and advising, project financing; including the development of KYC and AML platforms.
Serving as an ambassador since 2018, Pablo’s tenacity and extensive experience render him an invaluable advisor to the CCA.
Philipp Büchel has been actively working on blockchain technology since 2001, with a focus on Bitcoin in particular. Due to his engineering background, Philipp worked as a project manager in research and development for a large industrial company until 2017. Then, focused on sharing his passion for blockchain technology, Philipp founded the “Blockchain Büro;” which serves as a local source of information regarding blockchain based topics. The office further provides lectures, consulting, project management, event coordination, and networking in the local blockchain scene.
Philipp graduated with his degree in interdisciplinary engineering, with a background in physics and microsystems, and he has an MBA in technology and innovation. Since 2019, he has been teaching at the University of Liechtenstein as part of the “Blockchain and FinTech” certificate program.