Oliver completed his bachelor's and master's degree in IT Systems Engineering at the Hasso Plattner Institute and studied in Potsdam, India and California. He focused on the design and modeling of software systems as well as on IT project management and IT enterprise architecture. Oliver took part in the first year at the HPI School of Design Thinking, and supplemented his studies with the training in Design Thinking. He brings experience from many projects including with SAP, Metro Group and Siemens. In his spare time Oliver likes sailing the Baltic Sea and the Wannsee, goes snowboarding and travels as backpacker around the world.