Dirk is an engineer by education and has been CEO, COO and board member in companies such as VPIsystems, Innominate Security Technologies, PHOENIX CONTACT and SecurityMatters. An entrepreneur by heart, he chose starting his own company in the nineties over pursuing a PhD. Dirk has deep experience in telecoms, industrial automation, cyber security and IT markets. He holds a MSc. Degree in Electrical Engineering and is a licensed DJ.
Dirk lives with his family in Berlin and deeply enjoys its openness, greens and waters as well as its vibrant arts scene. He cares about freedom, human rights and loves innovation.