Responsibilities: Sales - Service - People - Communication - Development
CV: Studied Computer Science at University of Freiburg and University of Applied Sciences Cologne, Germany, Clemson University, USA, and Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Received a Phd from the University of Koblenz, Germany on knowledge engineering and relevance ranking for personal knowledge management. Extensive project management skill, including workpackage lead on user interfaces and process support of the European research project X-MEDIA.
What he likes best at Kreuzverweis: The people, the creativity and the innovation.
Favorite quote: I do not seek. I find. --- Pablo Picasso
When not at Kreuzverweis: Doing a triathlon or celebrating carnival in Cologne.
Responsibilities: IT-Strategy - Architecture - Lead Development
CV: Studied Computer Science at the Carl v. Ossietzky Univesity in Oldenburg, Germany. Worked as developer at a local internet company and in the German research project GERHARD2 on a semantic search engine. Started his PhD in computer science at the Web Science and Technologies Institiute at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany, in the area of (semi-) automatic, semantic image annotation. Responsible for architecture and coordination of integrated prototypes in EU FP6 projects aceMedia and k-Space.
What he likes best at Kreuzverweis: Applying innovative technologies to real customer problems.
Favorite quote: What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof. --- Christopher Hitchens
When not at Kreuzverweis: Playing with his cats or riding his Suzuki GSX-R 1000.
Responsibilities: Strategy - Service - Development
CV: Studied Computer Science and Business Management at NORDAKADEMIE, University of Applied Sciences, Germany and University of Karlstad, Sweden. Worked as Consultant for Capgemini before starting to work towards his PhD at the University of Koblenz about storage and querying on the Semantic Web. Managed research teams spanning multiple European universities.
What he likes best at Kreuzverweis: Seeing bleeding edge technology mature from research projects into easily usable, innovative products.
Favorite quote: Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. --- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
When not at Kreuzverweis: Fighting fires or running in his barefoot-shoes.
Responsibilities: Finance & Controlling - Marketing - Organisation
CV: Studied Business Administration with a focus on E-Business at the University of Applied Science Remagen, Germany, and at the Universitat Jaume I, Spain. Broad and profound knowledge of the ICT-markets. His diploma thesis and academic research concentrated on the development of internet-based business. During his studies he gained practical experience working as a student assistant at the management consulting Empirica (Bonn, Germany).
What he likes best at Kreuzverweis: The dynamic and flexible environment for developing a great idea.
Favorite quote: Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited […]. --- Albert Einstein
When not at Kreuzverweis: Travelling the world and eating an apple a day.
Responsibilities: Marketing - Scientific Advice
CV: Studied and received his PhD with distinction in Oldenburg, Germany. From 2006 to 2008 employed as EU Marie Curie Fellow at the University of California in Irvine, USA. Leads the focus group on Interactive Web with the Web Science and Technologies institute at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany. More than 10 years of background in media and industry projects. His scientific interests include multimedia, semantic modelling of multimedia content, event-based multimedia systems, and human-centred computing.
What he likes best at Kreuzverweis: Media management done the right way: ease annotation for creators, simple sharing for distributors, better search and exploration for buyers.
Favorite quote: The only man who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measure anew every time he sees me, whilst all the rest go on with their old measurements, and expect them to fit me. --- George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
When not at Kreuzverweis: Coffee/wine tasting or rowing