Volker Roth is full professor at Freie Universität Berlin (Germany) since 2009 and co-founder of SCADACS. Before, he was Senior Researcher at FX Palo Alto Laboratory (California, USA), Chief Technology Officer of a company in Omaha (Nebraska, USA), Senior Researcher and Deputy Head of Department at Fraunhofer Gesellschaft Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung (Darmstadt, Germany). He received his Dr.-Ing. in Informatik from Technische Universität Darmstadt. And all that only because he got hooked on coding assembler on a C64 some time around 1984.