Chief Information Security Officer at BDK Bank (Hamburg, Germany)

Previous positions:
Information Security Officer at CosmosDirekt (Saarbrücken, Germany)
Founder & CEO at Praetorians Information Security (Vienna, Austria)
Consultant at BearingPoint (Munich, Germany)
IT Auditor & Public Accountant at KPMG (Munich, Germany)

Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
PRINCE2 Practitioner
PRINCE2 Foundation
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (New Hampshire, USA)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Master (with Distinction) in Business Informatics at Vienna University of Technology (Austria)
 — Master’s thesis: “The Application of Artificial Neural Networks in the Fields of Auditing”

F#, C#, R, Go, Java, C/C++, HTML5/CSS/JavaScript, SQL, VBA, Excel, Google Cloud Platform, Cordova

German, English, Spanish, French, Dutch

The Application of Artificial Neural Networks in the Fields of Auditing, in: ÖGAI Journal 18/4, 1999

Information Security
Cryptography I (Coursera / Stanford University)
Information Security and Risk Management in Context (Coursera / University of Washington)
Building an Information Risk Management Toolkit (Coursera / University of Washington)
Designing and Executing Information Security Strategies (Coursera / University of Washington)
Computer Networks (Coursera / University of Washington)
Cryptography (Coursera / University of Maryland)
Software Security (Coursera / University of Maryland)
Hardware Security (Coursera / University of Maryland)
Usable Security (Coursera / University of Maryland)
Wiretaps to Big Data: Privacy and Surveillance (edX / Cornell University)
Internet History, Technology, and Security (Coursera / University of Michigan)
Malicious Software and its Underground Economy (Coursera / University of London)
Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security (edX / University of Adelaide)
Cybersecurity and Its Ten Domains (Coursera / University System of Georgia)
Applied Cryptography (Udacity)
Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination (Coursera / West Virginia University)
Introduction to Cloud Computing (edX / IEEE)

Data Science & Big Data
The Analytics Edge (edX / MIT)
Mining Massive Datasets (Coursera / Stanford University)
Introduction to Databases (Coursera / Stanford University)
Statistical Thinking for Data Science and Analytics (edX / Columbia University)
Machine Learning for Data Science and Analytics (edX / Columbia University)
Introduction to Data Science (Coursera / University of Washington)
The Data Scientist’s Toolbox (Coursera / Johns Hopkins University)
Getting and Cleaning Data (Coursera / Johns Hopkins University)
Exploratory Data Analysis (Coursera / Johns Hopkins University)
R Programming (Coursera / Johns Hopkins University)
Statistical Inference (Coursera / Johns Hopkins University)
Regression Models (Coursera / Johns Hopkins University)
Data Analysis (Coursera / Johns Hopkins University)
Computing for Data Analysis (Coursera / Johns Hopkins University)
Introduction to Big Data with Apache Spark (edX / University of California, Berkeley)
Data Analysis and Statistical Inference (Coursera / Duke University)
Cluster Analysis in Data Mining (Coursera / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Text Mining and Analytics (Coursera / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Foundations of Data Analysis (edX / University of Texas)
Explore Statistics with R (edX / Karolinska Institutet)
Core Concepts in Data Analysis (Coursera / Higher School of Economics)
Process Mining: Data Science in Action (Coursera / Eindhoven University of Technology)
Web Intelligence and Big Data (Coursera / Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
Introduction to R (edX / Microsoft)

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Machine Learning (Coursera / Stanford University)
Statistical Learning (Stanford Online)
Learning From Data (Machine Learning) (edX / Caltech)
Practical Machine Learning (Coursera / Johns Hopkins University)
Artificial Intelligence (edX / University of California, Berkeley)
Scalable Machine Learning (edX / University of California, Berkeley)
Machine Learning for Data Analysis (Coursera / Wesleyan University)
Artificial Intelligence Planning (Coursera / University of Edinburgh)
Applied Regression Analysis (Coursera / The Ohio State University)
Applied Logistic Regression (Coursera / The Ohio State University)
Data Science and Machine Learning Essentials (edX / Microsoft)
Introduction to Logic (Coursera / Stanford University)
Welcome to Game Theory (Coursera / University of Tokyo)

Introduction to Corporate Finance (Coursera / Wharton School)
Introduction to Financial Accounting (Coursera / Wharton School)
Stocks and Bonds: Risks and Returns (Stanford Online)
Financial Markets (Coursera / Yale University)
Computational Investing, Part 1 (Coursera / Georgia Institute of Technology)
Introduction to Computational Finance and Financial Econometrics (Coursera / University of Washington)
Mathematical Methods for Quantitative Finance (Coursera / University of Washington)
Introduction to Finance (Coursera / University of Michigan)
Corporate Finance Essentials (Coursera / IESE Business School)
The Language and Tools of Financial Analysis (Coursera / University of Melbourne)
Credit Risk Management (edX / Delft University of Technology)

Software Engineering
Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1 (Coursera / Stanford University)
Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 2 (Coursera / Stanford University)
Startup Engineering (Coursera / Stanford University)
Human-Computer Interaction (Coursera / Stanford University)
Algorithms, Part 1 (Coursera / Princeton University)
Algorithms, Part 2 (Coursera / Princeton University)
Software Engineering for SaaS, Part 1 (Coursera / University of California, Berkeley)
Functional Programming Principles in Scala (Coursera / École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
Introduction to Functional Programming (edX / Delft University of Technology)
Programming in F# (edX / Microsoft)
Programming with C# (edX / Microsoft)
Introduction to TypeScript (edX / Microsoft)
Introduction to Office 365 Development and APIs (edX / Microsoft)
HTML5 Part 1: HTML5 Coding Essentials and Best Practices (edX / W3C)

Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management (Coursera / University of Virginia)
Introduction to Project Management (edX / University of Adelaide)
Critical Perspectives on Management (Coursera / IE Business School)
On Strategy: What Managers Can Learn from Philosophy – Part 1 (Coursera / École Centrale Paris)
On Strategy: What Managers Can Learn from Philosophy – Part 2 (Coursera / École Centrale Paris)
Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies (Coursera / University of Maryland)
Introduction to Sociology (Coursera / Princeton University)
Introduction to Global Sociology (edX / Wellesley College)
Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills (Coursera / University of Michigan)

Economics 1: Principles of Economics (Stanford Online)
Principles of Microeconomics (Coursera / University of Pennsylvania)
Microeconomics Principles (Coursera / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
The Power of Microeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World (Coursera / University of California, Irvine)