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Prof. Dr. Dirk Riehle, M. B. A., is the Professor of Open Source Software at the Friedrich-Alexander- Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. Before joining academia, Riehle led the Open Source Research Group at SAP Labs, LLC, in Palo Alto, California (Silicon Valley). Riehle founded the Wiki Symposium, and more recently, the Open Symposium, now the joint international conference on open collaboration. He was also the lead architect of the first UML virtual machine. He is interested in open source software engineering and agile methods, complexity science and human collaboration, and software design. Prof. Riehle holds a Ph.D. in computer science from ETH Zürich and an M. B. A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He welcomes email at firstname.lastname@example.org, blogs at http://dirkriehle.com, and tweets as @dirkriehle.
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