Lutz Gericke has been a student at the Hasso-Plattner institute since 2005. In 2008, he finished his Bachelor degree with a thesis on "Execution Perspective for Ad-Hoc Business Processes". At the end of 2008, he started working for the Tele-Board project as a student assistant, where he developed the whiteboard software. During his Master studies, he spent 4 months at the Center for Design Research at Stanford University, CA, in order to work and research for his Master thesis. The title of the thesis is "Supporting asynchronous digital whiteboard collaboration by implementing navigation through design spaces history", which was written in the context of the Tele-Board project. Since October 2010, he is now a full-time Ph.D. student within the Design Thinking Research Program and researches on aspects of asynchronous, distributed collaboration of design teams using whiteboards.