Dr. Andreas Jedlitschka, Fraunhofer IESE, Germany
Dr. Andreas Jedlitschka received his M.S. degree (1994) and PhD (Dr.-Ing., 2009) in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern. He is the head of the Data Science department at Fraunhofer IESE. His research interest is empirically-based and data-driven decision support, where he has published several papers in Journals and Conferences. His most cited work is on “guidelines for reporting controlled experiments in software engineering”. The guidelines provide one starting point for adopting the evidence-based SE paradigm.
He represents Fraunhofer IESE in International Software Engineering. Research Network (ISERN) became elected lifetime member of the steering committee in 2022. In projects with industry and under European FP5 (ESERNET), FP6 (EMERGE, VIDE, ReDSeeDS), FP7 (OASIS, ALLIANCE, MUNDUS), and H2020 (Q-Rapids), he had leading roles.
Prof. Ari Jaaksi, University of Jyväskylä
Dr. Ari Jaaksi received his M.S. degree (1993) from the University of Tampere and his Ph.D. (1997) in Software Engineering from the Tampere University of Technology. While working as a Professor at the University of Tampere, Nokia’s growth absorbed Dr. Jaaksi in 1997, following which his career took him to the United States.
Over the years, Dr. Jaaksi has become a familiar name in Silicon Valley. He has previously worked in various management positions at HP, Intel, and Mozilla. In Finland, he has worked at Nokia, among others, on the MeeGo operating system. Dr. Jaaksi has been working as a member of the Faculty Council at the University of Jyväskylä since 2018.