Christoph Meinel is CEO and Scientific Director of the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH (HPI). He is also Vice Dean of the Faculty of Digital Engineering at the University of Potsdam. Christoph Meinel holds the chair of Internet Technologies and Systems. He is engaged in the fields of cybersecurity and digital education. He has developed the MOOC platform open-HPI.de, supervises numerous Ph.D. students, and is a teacher at the HPI School of Design Thinking.