Ingo Rübe

Project Lead

ingo-kilt-teamIngo Ruebe is the founder and CEO of BOTLabs. BOTLabs is a Berlin-based company, providing blockchain powered solutions for Self Sovereign Identity. The company was founded in January 2018 together with the minority shareholder Hubert Burda Media.

Ingo served as the CTO of the Burda publishing house from 2012 to 2017. In this role he  initiated and headed the Burda Open Source CMS Thunder (

Until 2012 Ingo worked as the Project Director for German publisher Axel Springer SE. He was responsible for the IT- and Consulting Projects and set up the internal consultancy.

In 1995 Ingo founded his first Startup – Network Department – which in 2000 was merged with the IT Department of the Fresenius AG to form todays Fresenius Netcare GmbH. Also in 1995, Ingo finished his Computer Science studies at the TU-Berlin. Ingo is also a Board Member of the Drupal Association and a non-executive Director of Greek Energy Funds, a company producing solar power.

Matthias Möller

Operations Director

matthias-kilt-teamMatthias Möller has twenty years of professional and leadership experience in developing and shipping digital services for the internet and media industry. Since the early days of the internet he has been managing the development of front end and back end internet services for high traffic and scalable products. Supporting and shaping the digital transformation of the core products of the media industry has been and continues to be an area of main interest, together with the changes and opportunities provided by blockchain technologies. He is used to and enjoys working in an international environment with agile teams distributed all over the world.

Timo Welde

Software Architect


Timo is a Full Stack Developer, working in Blockchain Technology since 2016. He has a proven track record in Open Source development and was part of the Thunder Core Team ( Timo graduated in Computer Science at the Berlin University of Technology. He is also a biker.

Gustav Hemmelmayr

Senior Legal Counsel

gustav-kilt-teamGustav Hemmelmayr is a lawyer with a strong IT-law background and more than 10 years of experience in corporate and legal firms. In 2014 he went back to university to study political communication and started working in startups. Since May 2017 he tries to bridge his contract knowledge with blockchain technology and contributes to smart contract thinktanks.

Vasiliki Angelidi

Technical Writer

vasiliki-kilt-teamVasiliki is a chemistry student, curious and willing to broaden her horizons into the Blockchain scene. She is currently helping the creation of the BOTLabs’ content.

Claudia Halm


claudia-kilt-teamClaudia Halm is the team assistant of BOTLabs GmbH. Until 2008 she worked as an accountant in different enterprises. In our office she does the bookkeeping as well as drafting letters and contracts, monitoring of appointments and do the business correspondence.

Marton Csernai

Blockchain Researcher


Marton is a research scientist with experience in telecommunications, network science and neuroscience. He holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and PhD in computer science from Budapest University of Technology and Economics.