My “Firsts”

High-Level CV Overview

My Passion

I have envisioned / built / scaled / managed / participated in many technical “firsts”:

1st Internet Service Provider (ISP) in my hometown (Münster / Westfalia, 1987)
1st Artificial Intelligence Learning Software for Law Students (German ‘Sachenrecht’, 1989)
1st Loss-Less X-ray Digitalization (DMI, introduced at Medica 1990)
1st Animation on the Web – Macromedia ShockWave – became Flash, thus enabling YouTube  (1995)
1st Content-Mirror Website – Precursor for CDNs – Tokyo / Stockholm / London / San Francisco  (1995)
1st Content-Aggregation Website with 400+ contributors (IGN, 1998)
1st Link – T3 = 45 MBit/s – between Bank of America and Nationsbank on BofA Acquisition (1998)
1st Pick-Your-Carrier ‘Super-POP’ data center – built it in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara  (1999)
1st Global Barter solution with Crypto Currency (“Barter Dollar”, 2000)
1st Cross-Institution US Money Transfer via web service (2000)
1st Free Public WiFi Hotspotfeatured in WIRED magazine (USA) April 2003  (2001)
1st Long-range WiFi War-Driving Van8-mile scan across San Francisco’s Golden Gate bridge  (2001)
1st On-the-spot WiFi Encryption Breaking via my own Cray CS6400 supercomputer (2002)
1st Working (!) Defense against distributed Denial-of-Service (dDoS) attacks (2004)
1st Digitization of Automotive “Brick & Mortar”, over 1.7m YouTube Views  (2009)
1st AI & Deep Learning: Fully Encrypted Real-Life-Cyber (RLC) ThreadStream LogicGates: ExoWarfare (2012)
1st Production deployment of ExoWarfare applications (2013)
1st Blockchain Supercomputers (MSEM) – Bitcoin Mining from PetaHash to ExaHash (2014, 2015)
1st Scalability Design for Blockchain Growth while lowering Transaction Cost (2016)
1st Technical Design & Business Case to exceed 51% of Blockchain PoW Infrastructure (2016)
1st Analysis of Quantum Computing on the Safety of PoW Blockchains (2017)
1st Virtualization of PoW Blockchain Infrastructure for Private Blockchains (2017)
1st Integration of Multiple Private & Public Blockchains (2017)
– 1st Design of a scalable Private PoW Military Blockchain on Secure Hardware (Bundeswehr, 2018)
– 1st Blockchain & AI Patent – realm: fraud protection (June 2019, EPO PCT publication 21 SEP 2023)
1st Fully scalable, high transaction rate Industrial Scale Blockchain on Bitcoin PoW core (September 2019)
– 1st Production deployment of HyperWarfare applications (2020)
– 1st Production deployment of HyperWarfare TruSquare Social Media Precision Targeting (Summer 2021)
– 1st Global Cyber Risk Score Concept for Finance, Logistics, Cyber Insurance – see: Spotify Podcast (2022)

*EPO = European Patent Office (website)

… more to come, I am not done yet!