|University of Saarbruecken / Germany, Master||1987|
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Thomas is founder and CEO of WHOS.IN, a #local #social #mobile #photosharing startup, founded July 2011.
Thomas studied business & information systems in Saarbruecken (Germany) and is internationally known for a couple of projects for the OpenID community (OpenIDDirectory.com, SpreadOpenID.org), but also for his innovative approach to lifestreaming in 2008 (lifestrea.ms).
Thomas has a long track record as a tech entrepreneur with 15+ years experience in running internet businesses based on cutting edge technology, e.g.
WM-Special.de and EM-Special.de Special event sites for the soccer world championship and the soccer european championship
Formel1-Team.de Formula One news magazine
cheap4you.com One of the first group buying concepts in 1999, self funded.
bundesligareport.de Soccer news magazine with high quality content
carorder.de Car news magazine with high quality content
Fussballfreunde24.de Germanys first social network for soccer fans (2005)
Strominfos.de Tariff comparison for electricity providers (sold to Verivox)
infopopup.de Innovative advertising format with fully automatic text analysis and creation of “on-hover popups” offering paid search results
Hotwin24.de Automated registration service for online contests
Helpnet24.org Germanys first social network for causes
Handykosten24.de Tariff comparison for mobile providers
Messe-Network.de Planning and online-meeting tool, accompanying real world events with online business networking
Thomas is married and has 2 children.