Jakob Korbel is currently studying Industrial Engineering at the Technical University Berlin, with a focus on Information and Communication Systems and Innovation Management. Prior to this, he completed his Bachelor in Industrial Engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. In his Bachelor thesis he analyzed the effects of cyber-physical systems on interactions in supply chain networks.

He gained his first working experience in an online marketing company and at the Telekom Innovation Laboratories.

At the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Jakob is supporting the research area «Open Hardware».