Raphael Volz    (1PPJ)

ontoprise GmbH
Karlsruhe, Germany

email: volz-at-ontoprise.de    (1PPK)

Dr. Raphael Volz is founder and managing director of Raphael Volz Innovation Consulting GmbH. Raphael has collected more than fifteen years of experience in building successfull IT products and services. Raphael has studied computer science and Genetics at the universities of Heidelberg and Karlsruhe, two of the leading universities in Germany. He has a strong background in logic and was awarded a PhD with highest distinction for his thesis on “Web ontology reasoning with logic databases” by the University of Karlsruhe in 2004. From 2004-2006 he was management consultant with Booz & Company and has received the 2006 professional excellence award for his work at a German logistics company. His support for incubated startups has led to a number of prizes at national and international business plan competitions.    (1PR2)