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Heike Horstmann

Managing Director

Heike Horstmann is Managing Director of the Lamarr Institute at the Bonn site.

Heike Horstmann is an experienced project manager at the Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS. In the past, she successfully coordinated various funding and business projects. Most recently, she headed a Project Management Office at Fraunhofer IAIS.

After graduating as an engineer in Communications Technology at the University of Applied Sciences Cologne (TU Köln) Heike Horstmann conducted research on interactive digital TV formats at the Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication IMK and participated in the standardization and market launch of the European Multimedia Home Platform (MHP). With the re-establishment of Fraunhofer IAIS in 2006, Heike Horstmann took over the technical management of the EU project “LIVE – Staging of media events” and continued her research, which culminated in an interactive live broadcast of the 2008 Olympic Games by the project partner ORF. From 2012 on she led a national funding project on targeted advertising formats and coordinated the EU project “LinkedTV”, in which research was successfully conducted on the linking of TV and web content through automatic annotation processes and semantic enrichment. Since 2016 Heike Horstmann has been working on approaches to cognitive process automation and has been leading data science projects for business clients.