Hoffmann Geerd-Dietger or Didi for short has just started his PhD at the Technical University of Berlin. He is the project manager of the BMWi funded MIA project. Switching between industry, including major companies and research institutes, and completing his BSc in Bournemouth and MSc at University College London with 1st class honours he has engaged in a wide range of topics. He is the creator of the award winning Objic programming language and involved in various Open Source projects. His interests vary from low level Kernel topics over Compilers to Cloud Computing.