Prof. Dr. Stefan Decker (executive)
Effective September 1, 2015, Prof. Stefan Decker was appointed Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT, joining Prof. Matthias Jarke in this position. At the same time, Prof. Decker was appointed Full Professor of Information Systems and Databases at RWTH Aachen University. On 1st July, 2018, Prof. Dr. Matthias Jarke turned his position as Executive Director of FIT over to his colleague, Prof. Dr. Stefan Decker.
Since 2006, Stefan Decker served as Professor of Digital Enterprise at the National University of Ireland, and as Executive Director of the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway. Decker studied Computer Science at University of Kaiserslautern, completed his doctorate at the Business Faculty of Karlsruhe Technical University and did post-doctoral research work at Stanford University and the University of Southern California.