Markus Binder is working as an actuarial consultant at Meyerthole Siems Kohlruss (MSK). He earned a Master's degree in mathematics, with actuarial sciences as a minor, from the university of Regensburg. The title of his Master's thesis is "Foundations of Modern Regression Analysis and Application to the Analysis of Telematics Data" (SCOR Actuarial Award 2018). He is currently writing his PhD thesis in business informatics. His focus at MSK is on big data and telematics.