Dr. Thomas Bocek is the head of P2P and distributed systems at the Communication Systems Group CSG of the University of Zurich since 2013. Before that, Thomas worked as a software engineer
and technical project manager in the financial sector. Thomas is mainly interested in communication systems and networks, especially focusing on peer-to-peer, distributed systems, including
Bitcoins and blockchains. Thomas has publish several papers on these topics and his PhD topic has a strong focus on Peer-to-Peer and distributed systems.