PD Dr.-Ing. Ingmar Baumgart heads the Competence Center for IT Security at the FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik in Karlsruhe. Ingmar Baumgart studied computer science at the University of Karlsruhe (TH) with a focus on cryptography, telematics and law. After graduating in 2005, he was a research associate at the Institute for Telematics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). After completing his PhD in 2010, Ingmar Baumgart headed a junior research group at KIT, where he worked on technical methods for data protection in the fields of energy, mobility, and social networks. In addition to his work at FZI, Ingmar Baumgart is a Privatdozent at KIT since 2017.