Prof. Dr. Michael Truebestein is professor of real estate management and head of the Master of Science in Real Estate (MScRE)-programme at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts He holds a PhD form the University of Regensburg and was professor of real estate management at the University of Kufstein for 5 years (2008 – 2013). Since 2011, he has been teaching real estate management, investments and finance at the University of Buxtehude/Hamburg, at the Politecnico di Milano as well as since 2018 at Virginia Tech (USA). He is founding member of FIBREE and the real estate and blockchain meet-up-group in Switzerland. He organized several conferences and published numerous articles and books in the field of real estate investments and finance, real estate asset management, real estate capital markets, digitalisation and trends in the real estate industry. He is president of the International Blockchain Real Estate Association – Chapter: Switzerland (IBREA).