Andreas P. Schmidt


Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
Faculty for Computer Science and Business Information Systems
Moltkestr. 30
76133 Karlsruhe


Andreas Schmidt is professor for enterprise social media and mobile business at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences since March 2012. Before that, he was working at FZI Research Center for Information Technologies, a technology transfer center at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) with a specific focus on regional SMEs, as a department manager for the knowledge area "Knowledge & Learning" and lecturer at the faculty of computer science at KIT for information integration. He has received his PhD on context-aware support for work-integrated learning from University of Karlsruhe.

He has significantly contributed to various European projects over the last ten years. He has been Scientific Coordinator for the FP7 Integrating Project MATURE and was the initiator and key researcher on the knowledge maturing model, and work package leader in the FP7 project MIRROR. Furthermore, he also led successful cooperations with industry, ranging from large software companies, construction companies, or health care companies to small and medium-sized IT companies.

He has initiated the knowledge maturing model and respective research activities in 2005. He offers consulting on knowledge management, enterprise social media and related IT projects and strategies to companies.