Dr. Arne Koschel

Dr. Arne Koschel is a professor for distributed (information) systems at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Hannover, Germany. Aside he works as an independent consultant for different companies in areas such as SOA, Middleware, Application Server and EAI as well as technical project management.

Prior to his current position he headed the area ‘application integration’ at the SOP/SOA Group (now SOPERA) of Deutsche Post AG/DHL.  Beforehand he worked world-wide for IONA Technologies (now Progress) as a technical product manager for CORBA, J2EE, Web services, and Mainframe integration software as well as for IONA Professional Services. He also worked as a freelance middleware, application integration and DBS specialist for medium and large companies, e.g. German banks and Swiss insurance companies. Moreover he worked in the database systems and distributed information systems applied research space (1994-1999) for the Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI) at the University Karlsruhe, Germany, from which he received a Dr.-Ing. in computer science.

He published several international articles, is co-author of books such as ‘Java EE/J2EE kompakt’, ‘Enterprise Application Integration’, ‘SOA Expertenwissen’, and ‘Systemarchitekturen für Verteilte Systeme’, is a regular speaker at international research and industry conferences and serves as program committee member.