Elias Stehle received his M.Sc. degree in Informatics from the Technische Universität München in 2015. His master's thesis focused on the design and development of GPU-accelerated stream joins. During his studies, he worked on a solution for efficient product categorization at a fast-growing Rocket Internet startup. Before that, while doing his community service, he was in charge of the IT infrastructure of a Berlin-based health organization. During high-school he co-founded a two-person IT company, serving the local manufacturing industry as well as global market leaders, such as Bigpoint. Tens of thousands of users currently use Their software daily. His research focuses on the efficient utilization of GPUs and modern hardware architectures in the field of data management.