Dr. Bernhard Schmitz

studied Software Engineering at the University of Stuttgart. From 2008 to 2014 he was researcher at the VIS. In 2015 he finished his work on this PhD thesis about navigation systems for special user groups. At Blickshift Bernhard Schmitz takes the responsibility for application development.

Dr. Michael Raschke

studied Physics at the University of Stuttgart and University of Heidelberg. From 2009 to 2015 he was researcher at the VIS and developed new methods and technologies for the evaluation of visualizations. He is a world-wide known expert for the visualization-based analysis of eye tracking data, author and co-author of more than 40 publications in the fields eye tracking analysis, visual analytics and human-computer interaction. Together with Michael Wörner Michael Raschke is CEO of Blickshift.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Ertl

is since 1999 a full professor of computer science at the University of Stuttgart in the Institute for Visualization and Interactive Systems Institute (VIS) and director of the Visualization Research Center of the University of Stuttgart (VISUS). Thomas Ertl is coauthor of more than 500 scientific publications and he served as a reviewer for most of the conferences and journals in the field. He has been a member of numerous program committees (e.g. Eurographics, ACM SIGGRAPH, IEEE VIS) and a papers co-chair for several conferences (e.g. Eurographics, IEEE Visualization, EuroVIS, PacificVis). Since 2015 he serves as Vice President of Research and Advanced Graduate Education of the University of Stuttgart.

Dr.-Ing. Michael Wörner

studied Software Engineering at the University of Stuttgart from 2001 to 2008. From 2008 to 2014 he first worked as a researcher funded by the Graduate School Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (GSaME), then as a researcher at the VIS. In 2014 he finished his work on his PhD thesis about Visual analytics for production and transportation systems. Michael Wörner is expert for the development of pattern recognition methods for large data sets. Together with Michael Raschke he is CEO of Blickshift and responsible for project management.