Ute Rother is co-founder and CEO of Q-Sensei and the driving force behind the Q-Sensei vision and overall business and product strategy. For over 10 years, Ute has been developing services and applications that help connect knowledge and information for business advantage. In 2001, she co-founded and became Managing Director of the German social knowledge network Lalisio. In 2007, she oversaw the merger of Lalisio and US search specialist, QUASM to create Q-Sensei. Prior to Q-Sensei and Lalisio, Ute was investment manager at German venture capital group bmp AG and accumulated substantial expertise and business contacts in the technology arena. She earned her Master's degree in International Affairs from Ohio University in the US and a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Trier in Germany.