Curriculum Vitae



  • 2019: Certification “BSI-certified pentester”. BSI, DE
  • 2018-2019 Young Excellence Program for high potentials. PwC, DE
  • 2018: Certification “Certified Data Protection Officer”. PwC, DE
  • 2015: GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT) certification. SANS, USA
  • 2009-2013: Phd (magna cum laude). Knowledge Media Research Center, DE
  • 2011: Visiting research fellow. VU University Amsterdam, NL
  • 2009: Visiting research fellow (internship). Sussex University, UK
  • 2007-2009: Research Master Educational Sciences: Learning in Interaction. Utrecht University, NL
  • 2004-2007: Bachelor Information Science (with honours). Utrecht University, NL


  • 2019-today: Senior Associate at PwC GmbH. Stuttgart, DE
  • 2018-2019: Senior Associate at PwC Cyber Security Services. Stuttgart, DE
  • 2015-2018: IT-Security Consultant at SySS GmbH. Tübingen, DE
  • 2013-2015: Educational scientist at Hochschule der Medien. Stuttgart, DE
  • 2009-2014: Visiting research officer. Sussex University, UK
  • 2009-2013: Member of Multimedia Research group. Knowledge Media Research Center, DE
  • 2005-2007: Several student assistantships at Utrecht University, NL


  • 2012: Member of two successful excellence evaluation teams (graduate school and University of Tübingen)
  • 2011: Phd-student representative at the Knowledge Media Research Center
  • 2010-2012: Member of the EARLI-JURE 2012 organising committee
  • 2010-2011: Initiator and leader of phd-student writing group
  • 2004-2007: Member of several committees to organise activities for fellow students
  • 2004-2005: Involved in promoting Information Science to future students


  • Dutch: native
  • English: expert and fluent
  • German: expert and fluent (Goethe C2)
  • French: reasonable
  • Italian: beginner
  • Programming languages: advanced