Dirk Krause is a developer, consultant, and author. He worked for over 20 years in agencies as a technical director and led teams of developers for major projects. After another seven years as head of an innovation lab for trend research and prototype development, he founded his own company, Curious Electric GmbH, which deals with product and software development in addition to Research & Development. He is also a lecturer at the Cologne Games Lab and SAE, and works as an author on topics such as virtual reality and game development for the magazine C’t, among others. Dirk Krause is now Captain of the independent Studio Curious Electric.