Alex was born in Wittmund, Germany in June 1971. He studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, where he received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees. He received his PhD from the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany. Alex has been active in the broadband cable industry since 2001 as a project engineer and managing director of the companies Adams Consult and Adams Network Engineering in design, upgrade and service of HFC networks. He is SCTE’s representative in Europe, Instructor and Subject Matter Expert on DOCSIS.