since 2015 Professor (W3) for Software Engineering at Reutlingen University in Reutlingen and at Herman Hollerith Center in Böblingen, Germany
2016- 2017 Research Director at the University of Helsinki, Empirical Software Engineering Research Group, Department of Computer Science, Helsinki, Finland
2011-2015 Professor for Software Systems at the University of Helsinki, Department of Computer Science,
Head of the Software Systems Engineering Research Group,
Principal Investigator of the experimental software research & development laboratory Software Factory
2010-2015 Vice chairman of the German association for IT and software measurement (DASMA)
2007-2011 Division head at Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE), Kaiserslautern, Germany
2006-2011 Head of the joint research laboratory of Daimler AG and Fraunhofer IESE
2003-2006 Department head “Quality and Process Engineering” at Fraunhofer IESE
2001-2003 Project leader at the temporary research institute Sonderforschungsbereich 501, University of Kaiserslautern
2001 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in the area of software engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
1995-2000 Research assistant at the Software Engineering Chair, University of Kaiserslautern
1995 M.Sc. (Diplom) in Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany



Jürgen Münch is a Professor of Software Engineering and Innovation at Reutlingen University, Germany. In addition, he is head of the Software Engineering Research group at the Herman Hollerith Center in Böblingen, Germany.  From 2011-2015 Jürgen Münch has been a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Helsinki, head of its Software Systems Engineering Research group, and a principal investigator of the experimental R&D laboratory “Software Factory”. His research centers on software startups, lean product management,  lean analytics, innovation processes, business model validation, and agile engineering. Dr. Münch has been a principal investigator of numerous research and industrial development projects. Prior to his current position, Dr. Münch was a division head at the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) in Kaiserslautern, Germany, where he was responsible for research and technology transfer in the area of software process and quality engineering. He was also project leader and executive board member of the temporary research institute Sonderforschungsbereich 501 at the University of Kaiserslautern. Dr. Münch has been awarded the Distinguished Professor Award FiDiPro (endowed with €1.900.000) of Tekes, the IFIP TC2 Manfred Paul Award for Excellence in Software Theory and Practice, several best paper awards, and a technology innovation award. He has been chair of several renowned software engineering conferences such as the ACM/IEEE Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM).