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Spies has built a reputation as being one of the most influential IT opinion makers in Germany (elected 2001 and 2011 as one of the 100 most influencial IT people by CIO/CW/IDG –> Click), has published countless professional articles, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and conventions. He is also co-author of several books about CRM and IT matters. Examples are:

  • Handbuch Praxis – Kundenbeziehungsmanagement, Denk!Institut Verlag
  • Management von IT-Services, Digitale Fachbilbiothk, symposion Verlag
  • CIO-Handbuch, symposion Verlag
  • ITK-Kompendium, F.A.Z Institut

Additionally, he is an honored member of the HPC Technical Computing Advisory Panel

Spies studied physics at the University of Hamburg and electrical engineering at the University of Aachen (degree: Diplomphysiker = Master of Physics).  He also qualified as Patent Attorney (German and European) and has the legal degree of a Master of Intellectual Property Law and  Management / LL.M. from the  Centre d’Études International de la Propriété Intellectuelle, Strasbourg/France.

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