About Me


A Smart Home Enthusiast

I am a professional Java developer and software architect, working in the Connected Home department of Deutsche Telekom in my day job.

Home automation is my passion since childhood and has become my most time-consuming hobby since then.

In 2010, I have founded the very popular open Home Automation Bus (openHAB) project and am the project lead of the Eclipse SmartHome project, which is part of the IoT efforts of the Eclipse Foundation.

You can meet me at international conferences, where I regularly speak about all topics around smart homes.