Curriculum Vitae
2020 - present Chair Representative of Prof. Hasso Plattner
Enterprise Platform and Integration Concepts
Hasso‐Plattner‐Institute, University of Potsdam
2019 - present VP Strategic Projects (Development Senior Manager)
SAP Technology and Innovation
2015 - 2018 Head of Chairman Projects (Development Manager)
SAP Innovation Center Network
2014 - 2015 Software Developer and Researcher
SAP Innovation Center Potsdam
Future Corporate Management
Strategic Projects
Programming Models & Development Experience
2008 - 2013 Doctoral Studies (Dr.-Ing.) in Computer Science
supervised by Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Software Architecture Group
Thesis: Test-driven Fault Navigation for Debugging Reproducible Failures
Research School on Service-oriented Systems Engineering
Hasso‐Plattner‐Institute, University of Potsdam
2007 - 2008 Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Software Engineering
Thesis: Explicit Use-case Representation in Object-oriented Programming Languages
Hasso‐Plattner‐Institute, University of Potsdam
2003 - 2007 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Software Engineering
Hasso‐Plattner‐Institute, University of Potsdam
1996 - 2003 Secondary School "Hermann-von-Helmholtz Gymnasium", Potsdam
1990 - 1996 Elementary School "Waldschule", Potsdam

Academic Service


  • Massive Open Online Courses
  • Lectures
    • Trends and Concepts in the Software Industry I (together with Prof. Hasso Plattner, focus on cloud architectures, enterprise cloud platforms and busines applications, master course, summer term 2020-2022)
    • Software Engineering II (Bachelor course, winter term 2020/2021)
    • Scalable Software Engineering (Bachelor course, winter term 2021/2022-2022/2023)
    • Grundlagen der Datenverarbeitung in Unternehmensanwendungen (Bachelor course, summer term 2020)
    • Grundlagen von Unternehmensanwendungen (Bachelor course, summer term 2021)
    • Causal Inference - Theory and Applications in Enterprise Computing (together with Rainer Schlosser, master course, summer term 2020)
    • Data-Driven Decision-Making in Enterprise Applications (together with Rainer Schlosser, master course, summer term 2020)
  • Seminars
    • Trends and Concepts in the Software Industry II (together with Prof. Hasso Plattner, focus on development experience, adoption in the cloud, and business process analysis, master course, winter term 2020/2021-2022/2023)
    • Develop Your Own Database (Seminar, Master course, summer term 2021-2022)
    • Research and implementation of database topics (Seminar, Master course, winter term 2020/2021-2022/2023)
  • Bachelor Student Projects
    • Flexible Business Software for Start-ups with SAP New Ventures and Technologies (2022-2023)
    • Market Simulation Framework with Feather @ SAP.iO (2021-2022)
    • Reinvent the Development Experience for the Intelligent Enterprise with SAP Graph (2020-2021)
    • Autopilot On: A Cockpit for Self-Driving Databases (2019-2020)
  • Master Student Projects
    • Extend Your Own Database: Larger-than-Memory Data Management for an In-Memory Database System (Winter term 2022/2023)
    • Resource Allocation for Scale-out Database Systems and Cloud (Summer term 2022)
    • GPU-Accelerated Causal Structure Learning (Winter term 2021/2022)
    • Building an Elastic Query Engine on Serverless Cloud Infrastructure (Summer term 2021)
    • Causal Inference Benchmark (Winter term 2020/2021)
    • Performance Engineering for Cloud-based Database Systems (Summer term 2020)
  • Lectures (with Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld)
    • Software-Architecture (Bachelor course, winter term 2008/2009 - 2013/2014)
    • Software Engineering I (Bachelor course, summer term 2009 - 2016)
    • Meta-Programming and Reflection (Master course, winter term 2011/2012)
    • IT-Enterprise Architectures (Master course, summer term 2010, winter term 2012/2013)
  • Seminars (with Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld)
    • Programming Language Concepts, Tools, and Environments (Master course, summer term 2012)
    • Agile Development (Master course, summer term 2010)
  • Co-supervised student projects (with Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld)
    • Improved Navigation in Back-in-time Debuggers (Master project, winter term 2013/2014)
    • The Reflective Programmer (Master project, summer term 2011)
    • Programming Models for Data-intensive Applications (Bachelor project, 2011-2012)
    • Scripting Objects for the Web (Bachelor project, 2010-2011)
    • Digital Pub Life (Bachelor project, 2009-2010)
  • Other
    • Etoys workshop (Lecturer, course for pupils, summer term 2009, winter term 2009/2010)


2021 ACM Senior Membership Award for demonstrating performance through technical leadership and professional contributions.
2014 Winner of the Best App in SAP Tool-A-Thon 2014. Hangman-Notifications. Marius Obert, Michael Perscheid, Sebastian Schneider, Sebastian Woinar.
2009 Second Place for ESUG Innovation Technology Awards - PhidgetLab

Best Master’s Degree in Software Engineering at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute

2007 Third-best Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute
2003 Third place for Brandenburg’s competition in computer science


  • Marco Kroll, Lutz Gericke, Michael Perscheid, Alexander Boehm. Extension Application Mechanisms Through Intra-Process Operation Systems. Published on 29. July 2021. Publication number: US2021232416A1

Advising and Coaching