Tilman is managing director of G DATA Advanced Analytics, the security service branch of GDATA. He holds a PhD in IT Security from Ruhr Universität Bochum that he earned by breaking and building a few novel things in contexts like web browsers, botnet analysis, cryptographic protocols, and e-mobility charging infrastructure. Tilman has published numerous scientific papers at top-tier conferences, such as ACM CCS and RAID, and has also served as external reviewer for various conferences, such as IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, ACM CCS, and RAID. He likes networks and large-scale problems in general. He also sees quite a bit of other people’s infrastructures in the not-so-good moments of said infrastructure.