Shermin is the founder of BlockchainHub, an international network of autonomous Hubs that promote the idea of Blockchain & the Decentralised Web. She is also involved in Jolocom, a blockchain based data privacy application for smart identity. Shermin was also a curator of the DAO and on the advisory board of the Estonian e-residency program and was. She regularly speaks at conferences and consults on Blockchains & Smart Contracts. Shermin did her PhD in IT-Management at the Vienna University of Economics, where she used to work as an assistant professor and currently lectures on blockchain related topics. Furthermore she studied film and drama in Madrid. Her past work experience ranges from internet start-ups, IT consulting & filmmaking. Among others her films have screened in Cannes and at documenta.