If there is one thing that defines me then it is the drive to learn new things. As of today I hold 16 or so certifications and studied at Fernuni Hagen, Open University and University of Liverpool. Follow the link below to get to my study resources page.

Das Ferngespräch

Step out of your routine, travel the world, get to know foreign countries, set yourself free! This is what Alexander’s one year world trip is all about. In “Das Ferngespräch” we follow Alexander virtually and participate in his great adventure.


Roughly estimated I’ve given about 1300 technical presentations over the years. With the last mayor website update I killed most of the materials as they were hopelessly outdated. But I will collect new stuff along with other downloads for you on this page.

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Arthur C. Clarke
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke
Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too? Douglas Adams

Meet the German Startup Scene

It is often said that the Silicon Valley is THE place to be for high tech startups. But after organizing Google Launchpad, a one week pre-incubation bootcamp, I understand why some people disagree and prefer to be in one of the European hubs. The community is young, fresh, not yet completely streamlined towards fast exits. The startups we invited late september were impressive in their breadth and dedication. Even experienced mentors ...

The Back Cover of

I’ve been a blogger for more than 15 years. During this time my personal homepage ( made quite a transformation from a basic personal web page to a simple self-developed personal blog, and finally ending in the semi-professional portfolio site it is today. In all this time I was always blogging personal thoughts, was mostly writing in German, and even more so I loved seeing my ideas becoming debatable texts. By ...


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Dirk on tour
Next stop: Berlin
(Google Launchpad Berlin)
End of September
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