Dr. Michael R. Alvers
Dr. Michael R. Alvers has extensive management experience in various high-tech companies in positions such as Director Bioinformatics, Director Product Marketing and Business, and Director Product Development. In addition, he has considerable experience managing large software projects. He is the initiator and creator of Proteomweaver, an award-winning software package for biological image analysis. He has total responsibility for the company’s strategic business direction, corporate finances, and staffing. He manages a number of national and international research projects: the EU Project BioASQ, the BMWi projects GoOn and GeneCloud, and the BMBF Project Go3R. Michael R. Alvers teaches as a guest professor for Informatics at the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida. Michael is Percelain Designer, received a Masters degree in Geophysics, and holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics, both from the Free University of Berlin. He has studied and worked in Berlin, Stanford, Munich, Dresden, and La Plata, Argentina. He has attended and conducted various expeditions to the Central Andes and to the North Pole. Michael also holds a private pilot’s license (Stanford Flying Club, 1994).