I am grateful to have experienced the web from its birth until today. During this time, I have always been at the forefront moving things ahead, have seen Tim Berners Lee on stage and have been on a once-in-a-life-time job shadow to Silicon Valley with
Working as a product manager for an innovative method of high-resolution microscopy back in 1994, I noticed that the letterhead of US clients contained something strange – an ‘@’-sign. After inquiring about this, I created my first Email address with Compuserve (firstname.lastname@example.org) and added it to my business card. I was told that I was the first person from the former East Germany to have a Compuserve address (not sure if this was true).
The use of email intensified and accelerated communication. And once again, I noticed something new in those emails back in 1995 – ‘http://…’
My curiosity piqued again and I created the first website for my company with a specific section on Scanning Probe Microscopy (The link contains the original HTML from 1996).
And you know what, this new website resulted in highly qualified leads.
Since then I have had various positions and responsibilities which you can see on my LinkedIn profile – and it was always all about the web.
Below are some of the catch phrases that I have dealt with since 1996. This would not have been possible without partnerships.
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