Product & Technology
I’m excited to work with the great team at ShareTheMeal in Berlin. ShareTheMeal is an initiative of the United Nations World Food Programme.
Mobile Guru & Senior Consultant
With my 13+ years of mobile experience, I’m advising Exozet’s clients and development teams in all aspects of mobile technologies. During this time I’m mostly involved with new biz projects.
Head of Mobile Development
As mobile apps and games projects were picking up speed, my task in the following years was to build and shape all aspects of Exozet’s mobile development department and strategy. I was also instrumental in building up the newly formed Games unit of Exozet.
IT Developer (Mobile)
After two weeks of freelance work, I joined the digital agency Exozet. Initial projects include an SMS-based real-time service for Berlin’s public transport.
MOBILE ECONOMY, Berlin
Mobile Economy GmbH (ME), Berlin, provides international business development, management consulting, mobile application development and market research. ME works with a network of partners and also was my final thesis partner company.
The ‘tele-akademie’ is an eLearning academy offering online classes to professionals since 1996. I’ve been working as a tutor for the “Java” seminar, accompanying students using email, regular chats, instant messaging and Voice-over-IP communication.
Web Application Developer
ADDWATER, San Francisco
Second Internship semester at the architects of the branding experience: created sophisticated web applications for real-time brand data mining and online design reviewing. Developed architecture of a global e-commerce implementation guide. Technical conception, customer training and rapid prototyping for clients including Chevron Oil, Wells Fargo and Plantronics.
Mobile Web Developer
SIEMENS MOBILE, HOCHSCHULE FURTWANGEN UNIVERSITY
Workshop WAP and m-commerce: developing of dynamic cross m-device wireless applications including migration of existing web-based intranet modules as well as server setup. Concept and implementation of a WAP fastfood restaurant meta search engine.
OASIS SILICONSYSTEMS AG, HOCHSCHULE FURTWANGEN UNIVERSITY
Project ‘GoldenGate’: concept, implementation and realization of a Java bridge software for use with ‘MOST’ media-oriented system transport (fiber optical bus system) and intuitive user interfaces.
Developed a functional prototype, presented at various new media research companies
PIXELPARK AG, Berlin / New York
Responsibilities at Pixelpark intranet competence center included technology evaluation, technical conception, producing and customer support for various projects including a global extra- and intranet in English, German, Japanese. Managed a team of software engineers.
CVA GMBH, Liebenau
Started with the project ‘Students for Internet’, development of a chatserver solution; freelancer in webdesign, CGI-programming and update services
SMART PERSONALIZATION FOR WIRELESS APPLICATIONS
In February 2003 I concluded the ‘Media & Computer Science’ study program with my Final Thesis (Diplomarbeit).
TTVO Interactive Media Programme
SCHOOL OF ART AND MEDIA, Tampere (Finland)
TTVO, School of Art and Media in Tampere, Finland, offers the ‘Interactive Media Programme’ taught in English. The program was organized for the first time in autumn 2000. Participating exchange students came from Canada, Denmark, Germany, Spain and Sweden.
The ‘Interactive Media Programme’ provides advanced digital know-how and additional education in the field of new working methods in media production. The goal of the program is to deepen the understanding of interactivity and improve the students’ abilities to use modern technologies in creating high quality media contents.
The classes, which I attended with only 6 more students from Canada, Spain and Germany, included:
- DVD-Video / DVD-ROM Workshop
- Drama goes digital workshop
- Non-linear Scriptwriting and Interactive Design
- Information Visualization
- Video Graphics and Effects
- Interactive Film Workshop
- Media Convergence in the 21st Century
- European Media Scene
- Digital Audio and Video Editing
- Animation using Flash
Media & Computer Science
HOCHSCHULE FURTWANGEN UNIVERSITY
A ‘Fachhochschule’ combines theory and practice. The Media & Computer Science academic program (‘Medieninformatik’) includes an in-depth focus on project work, special interest electives and professional work experience within enterprises and organizations where students complete their internship requirements.
- four year degree program
- about 60 students graduate every year
- the program is divided into basic studies (semester 1-3) and in-depth studies (begins with the 4th semester)
- two required internships, one in the third and one in the sixth semester
- in the in-depth studies you can choose electives and projects
- faculty is equipped with modern technology like comp labs, a video and streaming media studio and an audio studio
- the department was launched as the very first of its kind in Europe in 1990
- reputation within industry and the public is excellent
ALBERT SCHWEITZER SCHULE, Nienburg
At my hometown Nienburg in Northern Germany I went to a Secondary School (German: “Gymnasium”). My majors were mathematics and physics, I received my secondary School Diploma with Honors in 1997.