I am CEO of the Excellence Institute and university lecturer at several universities mainly in the fields of Knowledge Management, Information Science, IT Strategy and Collaboration. In 2013 I was awarded with the certificate of the „Top CIO of the Year“. Before my current position I used to work as the CEO of a software company and in the Methodology Development at the United Nations. My current work and research focus lies in the fields of Network Society, Sharing Economy and Collaborative Economy.