Andreas is responsible for product and operations at VAIX. He has over 16 years of experience in running product, technology and operations in internet, online gaming, mobile and fintech companies. Before co-founding VAIX, he was the CPO at PPRO Group (fintech) and Upstream (mobile commerce in emerging markets), where he built up and ran the product and alliance teams, and at PartyGaming and bwin.party (online gaming), where he built the core gaming platform and helped merge teams and products during the merge with bwin. He started his career at AltaVista, Overture and Yahoo! in Silicon Valley, where he built one of the world’s first contextually-aware search algorithms. Andreas has a Diploma in Business Administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, holds four patents and has published several articles on internet economy.