born in Hamburg (1957), went to school in Bremervörde, studies of electrical engineering at the university of Braunschweig (1979-1985).
Assistent at the department for electrical machines at the university of Braunschweig for 1.5 years.
Software developer for automotive industry (test stands) in Munich for 3.5 years.
Software Developer for medical systems at 3SOFT in Erlangen (1990-2004).
Team Lead at Siemens Medical Systems for a team of software developers for system controls of an x-ray system.