Christian Koehler graduated in Computer Science (Dipl.-Inf.) at the Technical University of Cottbus, Germany, in 2006. In 2010 he received his PhD (Dr.rer.nat.) from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, in cooperation with the Infineon Technologies AG. Currently he holds a position as researcher and scientific coordinator at the University of Siegen, Germany. Christian Koehler is cofounder of the Venios GmbH which develops IT solutions to overcome the power grid infrastructure challenges originating from the feed-in of renewable energy.