Cyber Command (KdoCIR)

High-Level CV Overview

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Entrepreneur in Residence
Cyber and Information Space Command (KdoCIR) German Armed Forces
18 MAY 2017 – Present

Berlin, Germany


Advising the Cyber and Information Space Command (KdoCIR); from September 2017 to March 2018 senior technical and entrepreneurial resource at the Cyber Innovation Hub (CIH) limited and short-term pilot program, since April 2018 at the Ministry of Defense (BMVg).

Strategy & Rapid Innovation

  • Blockchain (designing and building a complete, private PoW Blockchain for the military)
  • Quantum Computing (porting cryptoanalysis libraries to annealing and universal hardware)
  • CyberWarfare (advising on advanced methods and building APTs)
  • ExoWarfare (advising on a German constitution-compliant – i.e. “defensive” – approach)

Main Focus:
Accelerating innovation to our soldiers. See also: CIR Announcement APR 2017.

Rapid Innovation: creating strategies, planning & making near-term implementable products to put the strategies to work for the soldiers — “in-house” creation of innovation and its implemention with internal and external partners.
Engagement: scouting, piloting, and integration of innovative technologies to the German Armed Forces — evaluation of other peoples’ innovations.

Contributing to:

… and others.

The Bundeswehr added Cyber Warfare (“Cyber and Information Space”) as an organizational branch to the forces – similar to the US all-service Cyber Mission Force, which will reach official Full Operational Capability later in 2018, with 6,200 personnel.



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