Prof. Liebelt founded her first digital start-up company at the age 18, while still studying Computer Science. Since 2010 Helena was leading the HPC Market in Germany for almost a decade, joining Intel Labs for Quantum Computing research in 2018.
In 2018 Helena received the prestigious Intel Achievement Award, Intel’s highest Honour, for her contribution to HPC. She has Doctorate in Economics (“Strategic change management in post crisis environment”) as well as formal education in Business Administration and Computer Science.
In 2018 Helena received a tenured position as a Professor of Computer Science at her Alma Mater, the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT), where she build the first European “HPC and Quantum Computing” master program at the DIT in autumn 2021 with a high demand of students followed by a new bachelor Program on “Data Center Management”.
Helena is also the CISO and Director of the IT-Centre in charge of University IT.