Benni has a B.A. in Science and Technology and a master’s degree in integrated natural resource management. His main focus areas are renewable energy and climate change and methodology and modelling of sustainability. He is a crypto-marketing expert, a blockchain pioneer, and is certified by the first blockchain university courses in Germany. His thesis examines the implementation of blockchain technology in a carbon cap and trade scheme. Benni has marketed and partnered with various startups, and is also an early investor in bitcoin and altcoins.