Gernot Prettenthaler

Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Blockchain Hub Lead

Gernot Prettenthaler is the Blockchain Hub Lead at RBI AG. He is responsible for the DLT and project-related strategy in the RBI group and leads blockchain-related projects. The RBI Blockchain Hub is a groupwide competence center to monitor blockchain trends & market developments on the one hand and discover, prototype, and evaluate potential future blockchain use cases & opportunities. Gernot started his career in the leasing industry and worked for several years in CEE countries in different positions from Risk Management to Project Finance. He joined RBI Group in 2010 and worked in Raiffeisen-Leasing as an innovation and project manager until 2018 when he changed to RBI Group Strategy and started with his current position. Gernot holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Eisenstadt and a Master of Science Degree in Renewable Energies from the Technical University of Vienna. In addition, Gernot is having the grade of a Project Management Professional of PMI.