Tobias Englmeier was born 1986 in Munich. Beginning in 2005 he studied Computational Linguisitics, Computer Science and American Cultural History at Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and graduated in 2012. Until late 2013 he worked as a freelance journalist and freelance software developer. Tobias currently is employed as a researcher at the projects "Theatrescapes. Mapping Global Theatre Histories" and "Diskurs und Gemeinschaft" (both LMU Munich). His research interests focus on semantic reasoning, information retrieval and information visualization.