Stefan has obtained his bachelor´s in computer and media security at the University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg. During his master´s at TU Wien he worked as an intern at the Austrian state printing house in the area of IT & Security. In 2012 he was part of founding the new innovation department. As innovation development leader he was in charge of all innovation related software development. He is currently leading the software development department at youngiqx Identiy, which was founded in 2017.