Master in Aerospace Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin. 1996-1999 research assistant. 1999 - 2001 Visteon research on in-vehicle navigation systems. Since 2001, he has been working at FFA, responsible for digital map based ADAS. He has been involved in leading role cross-brand activities within the Ford Motor Company in cooperation with Volvo, Jaguar, and Ford. He has also been Core Group member in the currently running European Project PReVENT. He is the coordinator of the InterActive Integrated Project.