Prof. Dr. Florian Matthes

Florian Matthes holds the chair Software Engineering for Business Information Systems at Technische Universität München. The current focus of his research is on technologies driving the digital transformation of enterprises and societies: Enterprise architecture management, service platform and ecosystem modelling, collaborative model-based working environments and semantic analysis of legal texts (LexAlyze).

He is co-founder and chairman of the board of CoreMedia(1996) and infoAsset  (1999), and scientific advisor of UnternehmerTUM, the center of innovation and business creation at TU München.

As advisor of the software architecture working group of the Gesellschaft für Informatik, member of the advisory board of the Ernst Denert-Stiftung für Software Engineering and organizer of several workshops and conferences in the area of enterprise architecture he puts special emphasis on the cooperation between practitioners and scientists in informatics and information systems.

Since 2014 he is extending this theory-based and practice-oriented cooperative work to also include scientists and practitioners from the legal domain to foster a better shared understanding of the interaction between information-centered, economic and legal models of an increasingly digital society.

Earlier stations of his academic career are the Goethe-University Frankfurt (Diploma 1988)  the University of Hamburg (PhD 1992), the Digital Systems Research Center (now HP SRC Classic) in Palo Alto, USA (Researcher 1992-1993), and  the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (Associate Professor 1997-2002).

Until 2010 he served as dean of studies at the Faculty for Informatics and member of the teaching board of TU München.

Florian and his wife Nastaran Matthes are proud parents of two daughters.

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