Norbert Gehrke joins Advanced Blockchain AG

For the update regarding Norbert taking the General Manager role, please read the appendix at the end of this article.

Advanced Blockchain AG are delighted to announce that Norbert Gehrke has joined the team as an Advisor. Norbert brings over twenty years experience in the financial sector, having held leadership positions and performed executive consulting roles for firms such as AIG, Goldman Sachs and Barclays Investment Bank.

“We are excited to work alongside such a seasoned professional. Norbert’s influence and experience will help us tremendously.” 
— Michael Geike, CEO, Advanced Blockchain AG

Norbert also shares a passion for the FinTech scene, where he enjoys exercising his extensive technological understanding to help companies apply transformative technologies. His interest in financial technology inevitably led him to Distributed Ledger Technology and the crypto scene. He is a member of the IOTA Evangelist Network and is also an Adjunct Lecturer at New York University School of Professional Studies’ Tokyo campus.

‘‘With Distributed Ledger Technology, business models will fundamentally change, and new industries will emerge. I am pleased to join a team of early adopters at Advanced Blockchain AG to help drive this innovation forward.” — Norbert Gehrke

Norbert is a valuable addition to the team. His experience as an effective builder and leader of global teams, as well as his passion for leading cross-functional initiatives will play an important role in helping Advanced Blockchain AG continue to develop and innovate at the forefront of this fast evolving industry.


After a successful spell as an Advisor to Advanced Blockchain AG, the team now believe Norbert Gehrke is well suited to the role of General Manager and are pleased to be taking their working relationship to the next level. It’s a position that Norbert’s credentials and experience overwhelmingly satisfy.

Norbert has been working outside of Germany for over twenty two years and is relishing the opportunity to work in the crypto-capital, Berlin. He’ll adopt and cooperate on a variety of important roles, such as product and business strategy and overseeing the daily operations of the organization, among several others.

Advanced Blockchain AG

Advanced Blockchain AG is a German publicly listed company focusing on the design, development and deployment of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) software as the foundational layer for companies and their operations, products and services.

Advanced Blockchain AG’s team of experts help companies from a variety of industries make the jump into the world of DLT and harness the immense power of the technology. We also offer consultation services relating to DLT and its potential applications and benefits.

Product by product, network by network — we aim to bridge today’s economy, with the better connected, more inclusive economies of the future.

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