Stefan Oppl is a researcher at the Department of Business Information Systems - Communications Engineering at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria. He has studied computer science (MSc) and applied knowledge management (MBA) at the Kepler University of Linz and finished his PhD in computer science at the Technical University of Vienna in 2010. Since 2003, he is working as a researcher at the Kepler University of Linz. He was first affiliated with the Department of Pervasive Computing, where he was working in the area of context-aware group support and mobile learning support systems. Since 2005, he is affiliated with the Department of Business Information Systems - Communications Engineering, where he is researching means to support collaborative work and knowledge externalization and alignment processes in organizational settings. He was involved in several national and EU-founded research project, currently is the coordinator of the EU FP7-founded research project IANES and also coordinates the Leonardo-da-Vinci Transfer-of-Innovation project FARAW and the Erasmus Intensive Programme SURGEOM.