Moritz Steiner received the M.S. degree (Diplom) in computer science from the University of Mannheim, Germany in 2005, and the Ph.D. degree in computer networks from Telecom ParisTech, France and the University of Mannheim in 2008.
His doctoral thesis investigates how to build network virtual environments from unstructured peer-to-peer networks. It also introduced measurement techniques and presented extensive measurement results on a real-world, large-scale, structured peer-to-peer file sharing network, namely Kad.
Moritz was a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs located in Murray Hill, NJ from 2009 to 2013. While at Bell Labs his research interests and project activities were in the areas of software defined networks, peer-to-peer networks and cloud computing.
In August 2013 Moritz joined the Web Performance Foundry team at Akamai. He participates in the overall web experience product mission by exploring new and adjacent technology opportunities. The Foundry team is the cutting edge arm of Akamai's Web Performance business unit.