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Heiko Beier


Heiko Beier is a professor for International Media Communication and founder of the software company MORESOPHY.

With his education in particle physics he has been working in the field of computational analytics of massive streams of data (nowadays called "big data") for more than 25 years. He studied philosophy and physics at Hamburg University and Columbia University, New York.

After several positions in research management, software development and IT project management, he co-founded MORESOPHY in 2001. The core competence of the company has always been the development and industrial utilization of semantic technologies in combination with machine learning ("cognitive computing").


Heiko has actively developed the knowledge management community in Germany, as board member of the working committee within BITKOM, Germany’s industry association for IT and Telco. In 2010, he accepted an appointment as professor for media communication at Munich High school for Applied Languages.  


With MORESOPHY, Heiko supports clients in the digital economy in turning static content into valuable information for demand-driven communication in marketing, sales and service processes. He is consulting enterprises in various industries in the implementation of digital business models based on smart content technologies and has developed a contextual targeting solution together with his business partner semcona (


The focus of his academic studies lies within the analysis of both the manifold options digital communication technologies offer for applications in economy and society and the ramifications these developments have on human behavior.

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