Meet our trainers

Our executive education programs feature an exceptional lineup of trainers from the CODE community, distinguished not only by their technical and creative expertise but also by their roles as disruptors and advocates for curiosity-driven education. These trainers are active professionals across various fields such as software development, product management, and UX/UI design, who bring a progressive approach to teaching and learning.

Florian Grote

Florian is the Study Program Coordinator for product management at CODE. As a former product director with over 10 years of experience at the intersection of big data, AI, and design he’s convinced that we need a new paradigm to effectively integrate generative AI into the product development process.

Christoph Brauer

As a tech lead for LLMOps in the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe, Europe’s largest financial services group, Christoph knows the real-life challenges serious businesses must meet when integrating cutting-edge AI technologies into their tech stacks and products. Before this, he contributed his expertise in AI inside the German Armed Forces and cofounded an AI startup in the manufacturing industry. He is a technologist by heart and excelled academically by completing his software engineering studies at CODE, where he was the fastest alumnus in the university’s history.

Victor Bellu

Victor is a Technical Product Manager & speaker with a focus on generative AI. Before starting his freelance career he was a Senior AI Product Strategist at Jung von Matt, implementing AI use cases for international clients. Currently, he advises start-ups and companies on how to effectively leverage generative AI & serves as a lecturer for AI-driven product management at CODE.

Katerina Arsh

Katerina has been working in several analytical roles, including BI consulting for German DAX30 corporates, operations analytics for a hyper-growth scale-up, and data journalism for Lufthansa venture building hub. She is a certified Tableau professional and data analytics trainer at several education institutions, including TU Berlin, Steinbeis University of Innovation and Masterschool.

Zaid Zaim

Zaid Zaim, a Spatial Computing Expert, Microsoft MVP, is known for his innovative work in XR and AI. As a celebrated technopreneur, Zaid has spoken at TED Conferences, GITEX, WeAreDevelopers World Congress and works at ignore gravity, focused on innovation and solving organizational challenges with advanced technology. His projects, which make complex tech accessible and engaging, span sectors like Cultural Heritage and Healthcare. Zaid is a global multiplier for Mixed Reality and committed to fostering collaborative growth and learning worldwide.

Christian Glessner

Christian Glessner is a highly respected speaker and thought leader with over 20 years of experience in technology and innovation. As a co-founder of the innovation agency Hololux, he specializes in creating cutting-edge solutions for businesses exploring virtual and augmented reality, as well as other emerging technologies. With a specific focus on the Metaverse, Christian simplifies complex technical concepts through dynamic and engaging presentations. His insights into the potential of the Metaverse to transform industries and create new opportunities for growth and innovation have made him a sought-after expert in the field. Christian has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for over 14 years, showcasing his expertise and contributions to the technology community. In 2023, he was named one of the top 10 disruptive Mixed Reality Leaders by Mirror Review.

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