Our Team

Dr. Stefan Gradl


Stefan started his blockchain journey in 2013 and since then became an enthusiastic web3 developer working on projects in the space during his studies and graduation. His focus is on blockchain application in the field of healthcare and cross-chain transactions in financial blockchains.

He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Medical Engineering from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and subsequently wrote his dissertation about real-time machine learning-based signal analysis on embedded computing devices to receive his Dr.-Ing. (PhD) in Computer Science in 2020

Markus holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich with a focus on Human-Computer Interaction. His studies will be completed with a soon to be finished PhD (Dr.-Ing.) at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. 

During study and graduation, Markus put his knowledge in usability and user experience design into practice by developing several web projects. Since 2016 Markus is a crypto enthusiast, interested in creating accessibility and utility in the domain of blockchains.

Markus Wirth


Nina Tauscher

Founder/CFO & COO

Nina started her entrepreneurial journey at the beginning of her bachelor studies. She has since worked on several innovation-related (tech) projects, gaining extensive experience working for companies, incubators and startups. While founding and developing TEDxNuremberg since October 2020, she is dedicated with Cryptolight to another major area of interest of hers, the financial sector and blockchain technology. Nina is currently finishing her Master’s degree in Strategic Management at the University of Innsbruck.