Studied electrical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
PhD thesis at the Institute for Machine Tools in Karlsruhe.
1998: Entry into the former Mannesmann Rexroth AG as developer for machine tool controls.
For several years, head of the control systems development for packaging machines in the US.
In 2010 new orientation in the Renewable Energies business unit of the Bosch Rexroth AG, there co-creation of the condition monitoring business.
From 2011 to 2016 director of the Bosch Rexroth Monitoring Systems GmbH in Dresden, Germany: Condition monitoring systems for rotor blades of wind turbines as well as introduction of the first holistic CMS for wind turbines.
As of November 2016, transition to the ZF AG. There, responsible for the topic of predictive maintenance, project leader IMSI PM (intelligent mechanical systems).