Johannes has spent his entire professional career working on software solutions that process, enrich and surface textual information. Until the end of 2020, he served as Chief Executive Officer at ayfie Group AS. In this role, he headed the research and development of the ground-breaking search and text analytics solutions at ayfie. He was focussed on the creation of software that accelerates, improves and scales knowledge-based workflows. Before joining ayfie, he successfully headed software product development projects at Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) and SEARCHTEQ (a business division of German Telekom). He holds a master’s degree in computational linguistics. He is a regular speaker at international conferences.