Dr. Konrad Faber is Chair of the cooperation network KNOER and Managing Director of the Virtual Campus Rhineland-Palatinate (VCRP). He studied industrial engineering and adult education. He received his doctorate from the Department of Social Sciences at the TU Kaiserslautern with a thesis on organisation and innovation in education. He is a consultant for online and distance learning, author of books, teaching materials and professional articles on the topics of education, personnel and quality management as well as e-learning. Dr. Faber has consulting experience in industry, public administration and higher education institutions. He has been active in the field of higher and further education for over twenty years.