Dennis Richter successfully completed his master’s degree in Business Information Systems at University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe – Technology and Economics before joining the ILIN as a research assistant in October 2017. During his years of study, he spent a semester abroad in South Korea and discovered his interest in the innovative and future-oriented topic industry 4.0. In his master’s thesis, he dealt with the design of a consulting model for the incremental transition in the context of industry 4.0. His main tasks at ILIN include working on the research project Strahlen 4.0 in which he is particularly interested in the interplay between industry 4.0-based concepts and innovative service models.