Graduate, Herzog Ernst Gymnasium, Germany, 1991. Graduate in Engineering, Technology University Braunschweig, 1998. Doctor of Engineering, Ruhr University Bochum, 2004.
Science co-worker Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1998—2004. Researcher Swiss Education Group GmbH & Company KG, Kempen, Germany, 2004—2005, manager, since 2005.
Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Verein Deutscher Ingenieure.
Married Daniela Altenbeck, May 26, 2000. Children: Tom, Jona.