Dr. Matthias Röder is an expert on intellectual property and technology management with a special interest in uses of artificial intelligence and blockchain in business. He is the CEO of the Karajan Institute as well as a board member of the Karajan Foundation. In 2017, Dr. Röder founded the Karajan Music Tech Conference to explore future opportunities at the intersection of different industries, music and media. Furthermore he co-founded the Sonophilia™ Network for Creative Leadership. He holds a PhD from Harvard University and is an alumnus of the Mozarteum University Salzburg. Moreover, Dr. Röder is a sought-after speaker and a lecturer who has taught at Harvard University, at the Change & Innovation Management Program at University of St. Gall, and Salzburg University.