Dr. Jonas Gross serves as the Chairman of the Digital Euro Association (DEA) and the Chief Operating Officer at etonec. Holding a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Bayreuth, Germany, his main areas of interest encompass central bank digital currencies, stablecoins, cryptocurrencies, and monetary policy.
In addition to his professional roles, Jonas is an active voice in the digital currency community. He is a co-host of the German podcast "Bitcoin, Fiat, & Rock'n' Roll," an external lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, and a member of the expert panel of the European Blockchain Observatory and Forum. His contributions extend the discourse surrounding digital finance, making him an influential figure in shaping the future of the digital euro and the broader digital currency landscape.