Christian Keil, d.rect

Christian Keil is the founder and CEO of d.rect, described as one of “the world’s most promising growth stage companies who are creating the next generation of connectivity and digital services,” per the GSMA. The company is developing blockchain technology to improve roaming.

Christian is also a faculty member of the Blockchain Research Institute. His white papers on blockchain technology include “Distributed Connectivity: The Blockchain-enabled Future of Telecommunications” and “Standardized and Decentralized: Rethinking the Blockchain Technology Stack”.

Christian has a degree in Economics and Psychology from the University of Michigan and is studying for an MBA at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.