1967 - 1970 Electrical Engineering, TH Darmstadt
1969 Research at IBM Rueschlikon, Zurich
1970 - 1973 Computer Science, Dipl.Inform. (TU Karlsruhe, 1973)
1973 - 1977 Research assistent at the department of Computer Science at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Prof. D.L. Parnas
1977 Research Assistent at the department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, USA
Membership of professional bodies: ACM, Association for Computing Machinery DSAG, Deutschsprachige SAP Anwendergruppe, IEEE, Association of Computing Machinery tekom, Gesellschaft für Technische Kommunikation
search engines, indexing, semantics, machine learning, and natural language processing
Software engineering and in object oriented design
Management of research and development projects
Logistics and foreign trade
Insurance business software
• many publications in software and knowledge engineering
Since March 2012 Partner at OntoPort, Semantic Services
2010-2012 Head of R&D, COGIA GmbH
2005-2007 Consulting management, building a sales organization, account management, SAP technical analysis projects
Since 2001 Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences of Darmstadt for Software Engineering, Software Re-Engineering, Software Quality Management, SAP technical analysis in Bachelor and in Master Courses in German and English.
2000-2003 Design and rollout of a component and object oriented life cycle model for software development for one of the central divisions of the Deutschen Telekom AG.
1998-2000 Redefinition of the Standard Operating Procedures and of Documentation Standards for documentation of custom extensions of SAP R/3 – Systems at Aventis (now Sanofi).
1997 - 2000 Development of a rule based knowledge engineering system
1985 - 1993 Development of a comprehensive system for insurance agencies (a standard software package)
1990 - 1993 Lecturer at the Technical University of Darmstadt for Software Engineering Courses
1987 - 1994 Development of a world wide logistics system for Boehringer Ingelheim