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Our Team

The Team, that'll get you to the next level

We see ourselves less as a company than as a team of people who help others to grow beyond themselves. Honesty and transparency are just as important to us as an open and welcoming corporate culture. We look forward to getting to know you: Hi! 👋

Experience on all levels

Dalia Das

Founder & CEO

For more than 15 years, the Hamburg native with Indian roots worked in business development for companies such as AOL Europe and the Bertelsmann Group. In the process, she repeatedly discovered that the implementation of the digital transformation depends massively on the availability of qualified employees. In recent years, she accompanied a U.S. education fund with a focus on investments in innovative education and workforce acquisition models. There, she came to appreciate the established Technology Bootcamps that successfully train career changers to become in-demand developers and Data Scientists. These bootcamps not only create more digital workers, but also more diversity in digital jobs. Without further ado, she founded in Germany; the birth of neuefische - School and Pool for Digital Talent. "Don't complain, just do it," is her motto.

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Jerry Erbs

Head Coach Web Development

Concentrated experience from over 15 years of development: In permanent positions and as a freelancer, Jerry has already worked for renowned companies such as JvM Next, SinnerSchrader, Libri and XING. As a coach, participants and employers alike appreciate him because he always intersperses playful elements for a sense of achievement without losing sight of modern technologies and clean code. 


Jerry Erbs, Head of the Web Development department

Dr. Tereza Iofciu

Coach Data Science + Machine Learning Engineering

We are happy to have her on board: Tereza received her PhD in Information Retrieval at the L3S Research Institute in Hannover in 2012 and worked as a Lead Data Scientist and Data Engineer at FREE NOW, mytaxi and XING, among others, before joining us. Besides her group "PyLadies" she is an ambassador for Women in AI in HH and in demand as a speaker at AI conferences worldwide. Fun fact: In her spare time she paints dinosaurs.

neue fische data science head coach Dr. Tereza Iofciu

Fabian Schmauder

Java Development + AWS Cloud Development Head Coach

Fabian started with Java development many years before his computer science studies, which he completed in 2015 with an MSc. Computer Science. He gained his practical experience as a backend and full stack developer at the renowned codecentric AG. He has also been coding in the cloud for several years and is now certified as an AWS Solution Architect Associate. We and all Cologne Bootcamp participants can look forward to benefiting from his coding experience!

neue fische java bootcamp head coach fabian schmauder

Andrew Emmet

Head Coach Data Analytics

International brands such as Maersk and Suntory have already relied on his data expertise, and most recently he was Head of Analytics at the fast-growing mobility startup Free Now. "In every crisis there is also an opportunity" is his motto - and he lives it himself. During the Global Financial Crisis, for example, Andrew took the opportunity to complete his Master's degree in Supply Chain Management at the University of Sydney. Now, fortunately, we have caught him and are quite proud of it too!

neue fische head coach andrew emmet

Simon Zehnder

Coach Data Science

More experience is hardly possible: PhD at the University of Bonn, research at the RWTH Aachen, responsible at T-Systems for the development of Deep and Machine Learning projects, search engines, and much more. All of this is part of Simon's wealth of experience and everyday practice. He also built up further skills as a Scrum Product Owner and Data Science Manager. On the side, he is fully focused on running the Data Science Bootcamps in Cologne. Great to have you here, Simon!

neue fische head coach data science simon zehnder

Gregor Adams

Head Coach Web Development

Self-taught, globetrotter and problem solver. Gregor has 13 years of experience in software development and 15 years as a coach. At conferences around the world, he inspires people with his teaching methods. Whether in English or German, he can explain complex topics in an easily understandable way. 

The focus in his bootcamps: personal and professional development, trust and a feel-good atmosphere.


neue fische head coach web development gregor adams

Jan Willem Henckel

Head Coach Web Development

What a CV: He was a lecturer at the TH Ostwestfalen-Lippe and is Head of Technology, as well as Co-Founder of the Brand Studio DIO in Cologne. By understanding basic principles, his students quickly turn concrete technologies into useful tools - instead of tedious memorization, he relies on solid basic knowledge and transfer. And when Jan is not coaching, he produces music and leads pen-and-paper sessions.


neue fische head coach web development jan willem henckel

Thomas Kirst

Head Coach Web Development

The knowledge all-rounder: Thomas has not only managed large e-com applications, helped build a Swiss fintech startup and worked as a freelancer but has also gained experience in exciting industries: From fashion, automotive and media, to insurance and telecommunications. He is passionate about design and tech topics and is always keen to pass on new knowledge. In his free time, you can find him in the mountains or in the music studio.

neue fische head coach web development thomas kirst

Nora Henckel

Head Coach UX/UI Design

Focusing on the user: This is how Nora prefers to work. In tech companies, agencies and as a freelancer she has already gained a lot of experience in user experience and interface design in various industries. She brings her practical experience as a team leader and from the areas of film (production), art direction and agile working. Building and sharing knowledge together, supporting and motivating people, that is Nora's drive at neue fische. In her free time you can find her on the yoga mat.

Nora Henckel - UX/UI coach

Nico Steffen

Coach - Data Part Time

Don't Panic! From Machines to Machine-learning – Nico is a travel companion to the data-driven world.

Nico Steffen coach
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We promote DiversITy: Let's work together, let's code the future! 🌈

Student Services and Admissions

Get to know our great management team: They will guide you before, during, and after your coding bootcamp and bring on board the corporate partners whom you can join directly after your training.

Shari Holte

Student Services & Admission

I'm a native of Düsseldorf, but my heart is set on Kölle!" Thanks to sentences like this, we took Shari to our hearts when she started at neue fische in 2020, first as a working student and later as a permanent employee. Since then, she and her team have helped countless people make a successful start in IT. That's exactly what makes her happy and motivates her in her job. Thank you, Shari - we are just as happy to have you on board!

Shari Holte - Student Services & Admission

André Vennemann

Manager Career Services & Partner Management

He is a fan of coding bootcamps from the very beginning and has been bringing top companies together with talents in Munich since 2018. Thanks to his many years of experience, he has all the prerequisites to advise and support our corporate partners in their talent hunt. But our participants also benefit from his know-how, as he knows the requirements of IT and HR departments and can provide valuable tips on the application process.

André Vennemann Manager Career Services & Partner Management

Anne Buss

Admissions & Student Services

Anne's heart beats for Cologne and for education! She is fascinated by people's career choices and life decisions - so what could be more natural than to start at neue fische? Here, she oversees the information and selection process for applicants and students in Cologne and is there to lend an open ear during all phases of the bootcamp. It is particularly important to her that the bootcamp is the right path for applicants - that's why she likes to ask questions about motivation.

Anne Buss Admissions & Student Services

Sina Mariel Stulpe

Admissions & Student Services

Every day is different" was Sina's first conclusion after joining neue fische. And that's a good thing, because she's fascinated by meeting people with a wide variety of backgrounds, stories, and experiences, and advising them on how to enter the tech world. As a graduate of the Master's program in International Management, with a focus on Human Resources, she gained experience in the HR departments at Uptain, alphacoders and Sky, which she now brings to our team.

Sina Mariel Stulpe

Our locations

Study on an on-site campus

You prefer to learn in face-to-face classes? Then choose one of our four locations throughout Germany: Hamburg, Cologne, Bochum, Frankfurt or Munich. Find out more here!

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Open positions at Neue Fische

Share your experiences with us and let's revolutionize the way we learn together. You find neue fische's approach exciting and want to help us move forward? Let's go! Here you can find all open positions - but we are also happy to receive any unsolicited application!

Senior Coach AWS (m/f/d)

Permanent position, full-time in Hamburg, Cologne, Frankfurt a. M, Munich or Bochum

Senior Coach Data Analytics (m/f/d)

Permanent position, full-time or part-time in Hamburg, Cologne, Munich, Frankfurt a.M., Bochum or Berlin

Senior Coach UI/UX Design (m/f/d)

Permanent position, freelance/project work, full-time or part-time in Hamburg, Cologne, Munich, Frankfurt a.M., Bochum or Berlin

Working Student - Admission/Recruiting

Working Student position in Hamburg or Cologne

Working Student Marketing - Events & Community Management

Working Student position in Hamburg

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