Hello I am
My name is Patrick and I'm a digital and technology enthusiast. I'm currently a Master Student in Data Science at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich and a Technology Management Honour's Degree Student at the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM). Before that I accomplished my Bachelor in Industrial Engineering and Management at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). I gained experience in digital marketing, analytics and user experience in my internships in the venture capital, management consulting and start up scene. In my leisure time I love travelling and am a passionate breakdancer.
At the Silicon Valley data privacy software company Keepsafe, I support choosing the right strategic product decisions by analyzing large amounts of data and telling compelling stories around it. Keepsafe is a rare cashflow positiv startup based in San Francisco with +50M users.
As a Fellow Intern at the Digital McKinsey / Business Technology Office (BTO), I was a full member of a team developing a cross-organizational data strategy for a multinational medical device company in order to meet compliance with new EU Medical Device Regulation coming into force 2020 and save EU market access.
As an intern at digital IQ / Lift Digital Strategy, I supported different digital consulting projects such as the optimisation of clients' seach engine marketing and the development of an international market entry strategy for an british private equity fond.
With the student organized consultancy fuks, I conducted several consulting projects including a market & industry analysis of the chocolate spread market, a survey excecution and quantitative analysis of consumer preferences and as a workshop speaker for education institutes.
At ProsiebenSat.1 / SevenVentures I supported the consulting of portfolio companies regarding ecommerce and online marketing challenges including was the optimisation of google marketing and relaunch of an mobile online shop.
As a Freelance Designer, I created a Corporate Design for a local medical practice including Logo, business cards, letterhead, employee photo shooting and website (https://www.kardio-gastro-praxis.de/).
Print and Web Design
Random thoughts and stories.
As a student at the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM), I participated last semester in a course called Center Farming. The main idea was to build a fully functioning food computer designed by the MIT Media Lab Open Agriculture Initiative. A personal food computer is basically is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems to control and monitor climate, energy, and plant growth inside of a specialized growing chamber.
As a data science student and enthusiastic techie, it has been always one of my dreams to work in the Bay Area where so many innovations were created. I fulfilled this dream last summer by doing my summer internship as a data analyst at a startup called Keepsafe in San Francisco. My expectation was to work in a dynamic and innovative environment of motivated people who want to make a change. I wanted to soak in the spirit and energy of the valley and learn as much as I can while I was there.
Throughout the last semester I participated with a couple of fellow students from CDTM at the Tech Challenge of unternehmerTUM / Technical University Munich. The exciting thing about this course is that it is in comparison to a lot of lectures or seminars very hands-on. The goal of the Tech Challenge was to create, prototype and test a solution jointly together with a corporate partner. The whole project had an entrepreneurial touch tailoring the learning experience to a possible entrepreneurial journey with a final pitch of selected teams at the demo day.
I'm very humble and glad to announce that my Bachelor Thesis led to a published paper in the in the special issue "Sharing Economy and Its Role in Fostering Sustainability: How Trust and Regulation Shape Relations of Providers and Consumers" of the journal Sustainability. As my final thesis our further developed paper with the name "How Corporate Sharewashing Practices Undermine Consumer Trust" is still about Sharewashing phenomena related in the Sharing Economy.
Homomorphic encryption entails the big advantage that computations can be directly performed on encrypted data. This could be a very promising way of processing sensitive and confidential information remotely on the cloud for example. Within a university project we implement Conway’s Game of Life using homomorphic encryption for any operation using the Simple Encrypted Arithmetic Library (SEAL).
Within the last 7 weeks a had the great opportunity to start the complementary study program Technology Management at the Center for Digital Technology and Management, also known as CDTM. As it is a add-on program it is not a standalone Master or Bachelor degree, but called an Honor’s Degree. The overall program is heavily shaped by the 3 core models Trend Seminar, Managing Product Developments and Entrepreneurship Lab. Here are some thoughts about the first module Trend seminar.
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