Tamara Högler is Head of International Affairs and Research Projects at CyberForum, a business network for high-tech and IT companies. She started her research career in 2001 at the Research Center for Information Technologies (FZI) as fulltime research assistant. During her time at the FZI she was deputy head of the department Business Process Engineering and Management and board and chairman of the personnel board. Additionally, she was Ombudsman for the quality assurance of research activities.
From 2003-2006 Tamara worked as research assistant at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, department for Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods. She supervised students in their main study period and was responsible for the acquisition and the management of national and international research projects.
In 2006 Tamara left the research field to become a Product Manager for Mobile Industrial Solutions. During her work she gained a deep insight into practical problems that occur when evaluating the economic efficiency of mobile systems. The faced real-life challenges and requirements motivated her research work / PhD thesis.