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Eku studied Visual Communication at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK). In 1991 he was founder, creative and managing director of one of the largest New Media agencies Pixelpark AG in Berlin, which is rather well known in Germany until today. He founded the Multimedia studio eku interactive in 1993 and realized numerous interactive media projects, CD-ROM titles and games. His knowledge spans media authoring, direction, producing and publishing in the edutainment and computer game industry.

Since 15 years he is full-time Professor for Media Design/Multimedia at the Communication Design Department of the 2nd largest art university in Germany Braunschweig University of Art (HBK) and Managing Director of its Institute of Media Research (IMF). His teaching and research fields cover: Design Thinking, Interactive Storytelling, Narrative Environments and Game Design i.e. Serious Games and Social Media.

Eku is also consultant and trainer for Design Thinking & Innovation Management, Social Media (strategy, development & campaigning) and Digital Media Entrepreneurship.

He is an in demand jury member, giving speeches and workshops at other academic institutions in Europe and Indonesia. His works are present at numerous media festivals and exhibitions around the world and have won various prizes and distinctions.