Dr. Stefan Rief studied architecture and urban planning at the University of Stuttgart. There he also wrote his doctoral thesis at the Institute of Ergonomics and Technology Management. At Fraunhofer IAO he headed the Competence Center Workspace Innovation before being appointed Rector of the Institute and Head of the Research Department Organizational Development and Work Design. Mr. Rief is the author of numerous studies such as "Arbeitswelten 4.0", "Faszination Cowor-king" or "Coworking - Innovation Driver for Companies". Dr. Rief teaches work design in the office at the Universities of Stuttgart and Hanover.