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Speaker: Thorsten Reitz (wetransform GmbH)

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Thorsten studied computer science in media and completed his course of studies in 2004. After finishing his Master’s thesis, which won two awards, he worked at Fraunhofer IGD’s Geospatial department for nearly 8 years, as a researcher and as a department head. In this time, he contributed to collaborative research projects in data harmonization, such as HUMBOLDT, plan4business, GS SOIL, Nature-SDI and eSDI-NET+. In the HUMBOLDT Project, Thorsten developed the initial versions of the Open Source Software HALE. From 2012 to 2015, he worked as a Lead Product Engineer for 3D GIS and Deputy Director at the Esri R&D Center Zurich.

At wetransform, Thorsten’s responsibilities include Management and HR, Sales & Marketing, Financial & Legal Administration, Product Design and User Experience.