Prof. Dr. Sebastian Speiser | Faculty of Surveying, Computer Science and Mathematics | Department: Computer Science (Operating Systems and Distributed Systems)
Sebastian Speiser initially completed a dual computer science degree at the DHBW Stuttgart with IBM. This included a stay abroad at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the IBM Almaden Research Center in San José. He then completed his M. Sc. at the University of Ulm with a thesis in the field of quantum computing. This was followed by a doctorate at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology with a dissertation on "Data integration in decentralized information systems under consideration of data usage restrictions". The following five years Speiser worked for McKinsey with a focus on data analytics and digitization. There he helped clients with strategy issues, IT implementation and organizational skills. Subsequently, he supported the Board of Management at Allianz Lebensversicherung in the area of digitization. In his last position, he accompanied the development of a data science unit at Lidl and the introduction of a training program for analytics. Prof. Dr. Sebastian Speiser was appointed to the HFT Stuttgart for the summer semester 2020.