Dr. Denis Giffeler

Born in 1966, raised in Bavaria. Study of mathematics and computer science followed by a doctorate. Former researcher of the Gesellschaft für Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung, today Fraunhofer Gesellschaft in Bonn. Spin-off of gekko mbH in 1994 with a focus on multimedia publishing processes. Founding of further companies in the field of online marketing. First projects in connection with GIS in the year 1996 together with the media artist Hermann Josef Hack (http://ejje.weblio.jp/content/Hermann+Josef+Hack), here among other things the »virtual roof / Virtual Roof« over Cologne. As a former middle-distance runner, his commitment to competitive sports in 2015, together with Olympian Jonas Plass, led to the founding of genia mbH. In this context, the PARADISE project for the use of anti-doping in sport was launched in 2016 together with other research institutions and SMEs.