Curriculum Vitae

Born on the 18th of July 1981 in Vienna/Austria

2006 — todaySenior Research Assistant/Developer (since 2012), Research Assistant (2006-2011) at the OFAI (Austrian Research Institute for Aritficial Intelligence). Main Focus on Music Similarity and Automatic Playlist Generation –

1987 — 1991 Primaryschool visiting the Volksschule Zedlitzgasse, 1010 Vienna/Austria.
1991 — 1999 Highschool at the Landstrasser Gymnasium, 1030 Vienna/Austria. Special focus on languages (French and English) –
1995, 1996 Two three days extern Presentation Techniques/Rethoric Courses.
1998 Winner of the 1st Vienna School-Webmagazine contest –
Aug. 1999 — Mar. 2000 Technical Administrator of the distance-learning project at the Fachhochschule Technikum Wien –
2000 — 2001 Civil Service at the EDV Central of the Verein für Bewährungshilfe und soziale Arbeit. Now known as Neustart
2001, 2002, 2003 Security, Linux and Web-related projects at my former civil service institution, Neustart.
Sept. 2002 — July 2003 Software Engineering Student Assistant at the IFS Institute on the TU-Wien –
2003, 2005 Industrial research projects at the OFAI Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence –
February 2005 Graduation in Computer Science, Software and Information Engineering on the Technical University of Vienna. Academic degree: BSc (Bakk.techn.) –
2003 — 2005 Employed at openForce, an OpenSource solutions company (part time)-
February 2007 Graduation in Computer Science, Intelligent Systems on the Technical University of Vienna. Academic degree: MSc (Dipl.-Ing.) –
2002 — 2011 Network Administration of the Bundesstelle Katholische Jugend Österreich (part time) –
January 2012 PhD in Computer Science at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz (degree: Dr. techn.) –,
1999 — today Managing the school network of the Landstrasser Gymnasium


Spoken Languages German (native), English (fluent).
Programming C/C++ (primary), C#, Java, Unix Shell Scripting, Matlab, SQL, Webdesign (PHP, HTML5, Javascript (jquery), CSS)
Operating Systems GNU/Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, SuSE), MacOSX, Windows NT/XP/7
Specials IPv6 Networking, Firewalling, Server/Network Administration, Bridging Linux and Windows Networks, Security, VPNs, AI Audio- and Musicprocessing, Music Information Retrieval, Performance Optimizations, Large Scale Algorithms.
Besides Sports (Vienna City Marathon 2006, Time: 3:57:12h), Mineralogy, Graphic Design and Holidays far away from Computers.

January 2012,