Dipl. Inf. (FH) Sebastian Faubel started his professional career as a freelance programmer and consultant in 1998. He has studied Computer Science at the Georg-Simon-Ohm University of Applied Sciences in Nuremberg, where he graduated in 2008 and received the ‘Best Student and Demonstration Award’ for his diploma thesis at the International Semantic Web Conference in the same year. After working for a renowned CAD manufacturer, he went on to become co-founder at Semiodesk GmbH in 2010. The company won the 'Best Innovation and Transfer Project' Award at the SEMANTiCS in Leipzig 2014.