Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
JS -Grit, Curiosity, Loyalty
Q -Which technology or trend excites you the most?
JS -Disruption through decentralized technology. Not only for blockchains but for example also in terms of decentralized energy production, which will be replacing centralized power plants.
Q -What did you want to be when you were a kid?
JS -When I was younger, I wanted to become a professor of physics.
Q -Which person do you admire the most and why?
JS -Maryam Mirzakhani – not only because she was a great mathematician but also because she was very humble.
Q -Where do you get your daily information from?
JS -Medium, Twitter, Discord, The New Yorker
Q -What are your top 3 favorite podcasts/books?
JS -The Lord of the Rings, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Cal Newport – Deep Work
Q -What are you currently studying, what are you learning now?
JS -I am learning a bit of Mandarin each day.
Q -What is your superpower?
JS -I am addicted to information.
Q -Which founder do you admire the most and why?
JS -Jaroslaw Kutylowski from DeepL – because he built a startup which is disrupting the Sillicon Valley companies in their home turf of machine translation.
Q -Which investor do you admire the most and why?
JS -Peter Thiel for always discovering previously unknown perspectives and swimming against the current. Does not necessarily work in the field of politics – but works in the fields of investing and innovating.