Dr. Christian Pötzsch

Angestellt, Senior Software Engineer, Kernkonzept

Dresden, Germany


professional IT skills
IT specialist
excellent knowledge in administration of GNU/Linux


Professional experience for Christian Pötzsch

  • Current 5 years and 7 months, since Oct 2018

    Senior Software Engineer


  • 6 years and 8 months, Jan 2012 - Aug 2018

    Senior Software Design Engineer

    Imagination Technologies Ltd.

    I am an Android driver developer working on the low level graphics stack for the PowerVR Rogue hardware. My main responsibilities are the Android native sync framework, hardware composer, display integration and memory management both in user mode and kernel space. In addition I work on the client drivers (OpenGL ES) and I support our customers in whatever challenges they face.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jul 2010 - Dec 2011

    Senior Software Engineer

    ORACLE Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG

    I was the maintainer of the VirtualBox graphical user interface (Qt) which included designing new UI elements, porting the application to new operations systems like Mac OS X, managing the translation process with the community and trying to make the user experiences as smooth as possible. Additionally I did the main work for the OVF import/export functionality, added OpenGL acceleration to the Mac OS X port and implemented the early Drag & Drop prototype.

  • 6 years and 11 months, Jan 2005 - Nov 2011


    64k Technologies

  • 2 years and 4 months, Mar 2008 - Jun 2010

    Senior Software Engineer

    Sun Microsystems GmbH (acquired by ORACLE Corporation)

    VirtualBox core developer.

  • 2 months, Jan 2008 - Feb 2008

    Software engineer

    Innotek GmbH (acquired by SUN Microsystems)

    VirtualBox core developer.

  • 4 years and 10 months, Mar 2003 - Dec 2007

    Ph.D. student

    Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (FZD)

    I wrote the original ROVER application making the quantification and delineation of space-occupying lesions using positron emission tomography easier than ever. This included the development of the delineation algorithms (and verifying them) and the design and implementation of the graphical user interface (Qt). The application is used by several research institutions, world wide, today.

  • 1 year and 11 months, May 2000 - Mar 2002

    Trainee/Scientific assistant

    Fraunhofer IVI Dresden

  • 9 months, Aug 1999 - Apr 2000


    CUSH GmbH

Educational background for Christian Pötzsch

  • 4 years and 10 months, Mar 2003 - Dec 2007

    Health science

    Technische Universität Dresden

  • 4 years and 5 months, Oct 1998 - Feb 2003

    Computer science

    Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden (HTW)


  • German

    First language

  • English



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