I recently moved back to Berlin where I now lead the local Google AI Brain team. I hope the exciting machine learning research we are doing here will one day enable our machines to understand our world to a much deeper extent and interact with us in much more seamless ways.


Phone:+1 415 483 4134



Since 2008Software Engineer at Google Inc.
2007 - 2008Part-time Software Engineer at Acrolinx GmbH
2006 - 2007Eight month internship at Google Research
2005 - 2006Lead Technologist at Dropping Knowledge
2002 - 2005Freelance Software Engineer, working on projects for clients such as Accenture, Axis media ontwerpers, BMW, Compaq, DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence), Digicast, Siemens, Sony, T-Online, T-Systems and others
2001 - 2002Software Engineer at Xtramind Technologies GmbH
2000 - 2001Part-time Software Engineer and Interface Designer with Netfutura GmbH
2000Co-founder of Netfutura GmbH
1997 - 1999Part-time Graphics and Sound Designer, and Web Developer with Iconmedia


Mar 2008Master's Degree (summa cum laude)
Oct 2007 - Mar 2008Master's Thesis in Computer Science at the Berlin Institute of Technology
Oct 2006 - Jul 2007Leave of Absence during Internship at Google Research
Oct 2004 - Oct 2006Student in the Diplomstudiengang (M.Sc. Program) of Computer Science (major) and Mathematics (minor) at the Berlin Institute of Technology
Jul 2004Vordiplom (Pre-Diploma) in Computer Science
Oct 2002 - Jul 2004Student of Computer Science in the Diplom-program (combined B.Sc. and M.Sc.) at the Berlin Institute of Technology. Minor was Visual Communication at the digital media class of the University of the Arts Berlin.
Jul 2001Abitur (German Senior High School Diploma) at Gymnasium am Rotenbühl, Saarbrücken