Prof. Dr. Bernd Hindel
Professor Bernd Hindel began the Method Park Group in 2001. He is a professor of software engineering and project management at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and a guest lecturer at the Universities of Augsburg and Wurzburg and at the AutoUni of the Volkswagen AG. Prof. Hindel is the founder of ASQF e.V. (Association for Software Quality and Training) and was President of the ASQF from 1996 to 2007. He is also co-founder of the iNTACS e.V. (international Assessor Certification Scheme for SPICE Assessors). From 2004 to 2006, Prof. Hindel was the President of iNTACS and is currently a member of the iNTACS Advisory Board. As a member of the DIN Institute, Prof. Hindel was the Chairman for Software and Systems Engineering Standards and represented Germany in this role in the ISO/IEC JTC1 SC7 from 2007 to 2009. During this time, he was also the German representative in the ISO working group to define SPICE. To date, Prof. Hindel was the Keynote and Program Committee Chairman at several international conferences on software quality, including the World Congress for Software Quality in Munich in 2005 and in Shanghai in 2011. Professor Hindel is the author of numerous articles and books on software engineering.