Markus Tradt is an IT Architect at Munich Re in Germany. He leads the global blockchain initiative at Munich Re and is Chief Technical Officer for B3i. The B3i initiative is the world’s biggest Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative. It has most of the heavyweights on board (AIG, Munich Re, Swiss Re, Allianz etc.) and plans to process up to $140 billion in yearly premiums after spinning up a blockchain based prototype in Q4 2018.
Markus joined Munich Re in 2002 and has been responsible for IT topics around asset management, accounting, regulatory reporting, and underwriting systems. He has also been active in the blockchain community and is a much sought after speaker on industrial integration of blockchain technology. Markus graduated from Munich School of Philosophy S.J. and holds a master’s degree in Philosophy.