Hendrik Speck is a Professor of Digital Media at the Hochschule Kaiserslautern. Since 2015 / 2016 he is the CIO / Director of Information Technology at Ram Group and the CEO of Ram Communication GmbH. Prof. Speck has worked as an e-commerce/marketing consultant for numerous companies and served as the CIO /Assistant Director/Ada Byron Chair of the Media and Communications Department at the European Graduate School. He has experience designing e-Learning systems and information architectures for governments, corporations and academic institutions. In the past he has been a Fulbright Scholar, DAAD Scholar and held affiliations with the New School University (NY) in addition to the European Graduate School.