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Alexander Wachtel, Dipl.-Inform.
(EN: Graduate Computer Scientist)

Introduction

Alexander Wachtel is working as a Managing Director for the ESCde GmbH. As a Microsoft Gold Partner in several competencies, the ESCde offers professional IT support, consulting and training for Microsoft products. Supported technologies include Microsoft operating systems as well as Exchange Server, SQL Server, SharePoint Server, Microsoft System Center Suite, and Office. Due to his many years of experience, he has been honored as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2013 till today.

After graduating in computer science at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in 2012, he also works on his Ph.D. thesis in the field of programming in natural language at the chair of Prof. Dr. Walter F. Tichy. During this time, he has published several technical research articles in the area of Natural Language Processing, Natural Language Programming, AI & Cognitive Services.

Since 2012, Wachtel has increasingly been integrating Microsoft technologies into his courses, teaching Azure, Bot Framework and Azure Machine Learning. For this reason, since 2016 he has been awarded as the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert.



Technical Talks & Publications

  • Alexander Wachtel, Enterprise Service Management (ESM) and Microsoft Cloud Technologies, 2018, Mai, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Alexander Wachtel, Felix Eurich and Walter F. Tichy. Programming In Natural Language: Building Algorithms From Human Descriptions. 2018, March. The Eleventh
    International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interaction, Rom, Italy.
  • Alexander Wachtel, Jonas Paczia and Walter F. Tichy. An Interactive Action Set Detection In Natural Language Hybrid System. 2017, July. The Eleventh International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Alexander Wachtel, Jonas Klamroth and Walter F. Tichy. Natural Language User Interface For Software Engineering Tasks. 2017, March. The Tenth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions, Nice, France.
  • Alexander Wachtel, Michael Franzen and Walter F. Tichy. Context detection in spreadsheets based on automatically inferred table schema, Best Paper Award. 2016, October, London, UK.
  • Alexander Wachtel, Jonas Klamroth and Walter F. Tichy. A Natural Language Dialog System Based on Active Ontologies. 2016, April. The Ninth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions, Venedig, Italy.
  • Alexander Wachtel, Sebastian Weigelt and Walter F. Tichy. Initial implementation of natural language turn-based dialog system. 2015, October. The Seventh International
    Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction, Allahabad, India.
  • Alexander Wachtel, Sebastian Weigelt, Philipp Voigt and Walter F. Tichy. Prototyp einer naturlichsprachlichen Schnittstelle fur Tabellenkalkulation. 2015, March. Multikonferenz Software Engineering & Management, Dresden, Germany.

Certificates

  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (2013- today)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
    • Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
    • Productivity
    • Messaging
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
    • Virtualization Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Enterprise Messaging Administrator on Exchange 2010
    • Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008
  • More Microsoft Certificates in Transcript:
    • ID: 1085690
    • Access Code: 54ztrdfg
  • APMG International: ITIL Foundation
  • APMG International: PRINCE2 Foundation

Mentoring & Awards

  • 1. Place (as Mentor, Team SmartCase) at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017 DEU
  • 1. Place (as Mentor, Team VRMotion) at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2016 DEU
  • Lecture Award from Karlsruhe Software Engineers e.V., 2015
  • 1. Place (as Mentor, Team enCourage) at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 DEU
  • 1. Place (as Mentor, Team Dogma) at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 DEU
  • 1. Place (as Mentor, Team Symbiosis) at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 DEU
  • 1. Place (as Mentor, Team Krowd) at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2014 DEU
  • 1. Place (as Student, IT Challenge) at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012 DEU
  • 1. Place (as Student, IT Challenge) at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011 DEU

Community Events


MVP Fusion, Guest Talk: Alexander Wachtel – 20 years of Windows Server

20 years of Windows Server! One more reason to take a closer look at the latest version of Windows Server 2016. In this session, we will look at the changes to the previous versions and briefly demonstrate the new Windows Server 2016 with regard to standard functions and the new features.