Marc Pirogan is currently studying Sociology at the Technical University Berlin. Before, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Jena. His focus is on Social Theory, Economic as well as Technical Sociology. He conducted his bachelor thesis on Open Data and Smart Cities. Besides he completed internships at the NGO Digitale Gesellschaft and the foundation Schader-Stiftung. In July 2017 Marc Pirogan joined the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, where he is working as a student assistant at the department of Internet Policy and Governance.