Dirk Kanngiesser is the co-founder and CEO of Cryptowerk, a provider of data integrity solutions that make it easy to seal digital assets and prove their authenticity at scale using blockchain technology. With more than 25 years of technology leadership experience, Dirk has led new product and business launches at multiple companies across both the U.S. and Europe.
Before founding Cryptowerk, Dirk was a co-founder and board member at AppCentral, a Silicon Valley software company acquired by Good Technology. He also built and ran a $300 million venture capital operation and has held operational leadership roles at global enterprises such as Procter & Gamble and Siemens AG. He is a co-founder of the German Accelerator program; a founder and managing director of PolyTechnos; and was a partner at Baring Brothers Hambrecht & Quist.