Andreas Meier is a lecturer and researcher of software engineering at Zurich University of Applied Sciences. He teaches classes on programming and software engineering both on the bachelor and the master level. Additionally, he is involved in a start-up company in the software industry. His special interests are agile methodologies and their positive influence on innovation, team spirit and software systems.
He and Martin Kropp introduced the Swiss Agile Study to deliver independent facts and figures to the interested public.
Martin is professor for Software Engineering at the Institute of Mobile and Distributed Systems at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. His main interest is in everything that makes software development more efficient, including build automation, testing, refactoring and development methodologies. His current main research interest is in agile methodologies and tools supporting agile teams in their daily work and their collaboration. He is co-founder and organizer of the bi-annual online survey Swiss Agile Study and the Swiss Agile Research Network. He is member of the management board of the Software Engineering Network, SWEN, member of CHOOSE and GI (German Informatics Society).
More about me on my personal homepage: http://www.kropp.ch/
Prof. Martin Kropp
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
School of Engineering
Institute of Mobile and Distributed Systems
InIT Institute of Applied Information Technology
ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences