Katharina von Knop is the founder and CEO of DiTA Digital Trust Analytics. The company was founded based on her scientific work on the topic "Building Digital Trust". She wrote her PhD thesis on
the subject of counterterrorism. After a period of applied research and the foundation of her first company, the Institute for Applied Computer Science, she changed to strategy consulting to
optimize the risk management of banks during the financial crisis, and then to develop new digital business models in a leading position for a 60,000-strong group. Her hobbies are: Head of Expert
Group Digitalization British Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Sounding Board at the Max Planck Academy, Mentor at Wayra and Fraunhofer Ventures and open water long distance swimming.
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