Alexander Gladis


Alexander Gladis

Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM/ISO)

Research Associate


Building: 3011

Room: B318

Kackertstr. 7, 3. Floor

52072 Aachen


Phone: +49 (0)241 80 99183


  • Research
  • Digital teaching officer
  • Managing the Innovation Honors Class
  • Courses: “Strategic Management”, and “Project Module: Corporate Digital Responsibility”
  • Coaching and supervision of students


Academic career

  • Research associate at the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) since 2019
  • Study of Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering (RWTH Aachen University, B. Sc. / M. Sc.)
    • Dean’s List
    • Scholarship from the education fund of RWTH Aachen University
  • Study of Management, Business and Economics (RWTH Aachen University, pursuing M. Sc.)
    • Innovation Honors Class

Work experience

  • Internship at PRECIRE Technologies GmbH (data science department, 2016)
  • Student assistant at the Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Systems (2013 – 2014) and at the Chair for Operating Systems (2014 – 2015)

Research Interests:

  • Unintended cybersecurity vulnerabilities caused by the GDPR
  • White Hat hackers’ culture, values, norms, communities, and social structures
  • Cooperation of ethical hackers and organizations (e.g. bug bounty platforms)
  • Corporate digital responsibility
  • Cybersecurity in Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things