Björn Boening leads the Measurement Lab EU project. Together with other experts, he coordinates the construction and further development of an independent open source platform for internet performance measurement. The measurement tools developed for this purpose are used worldwide by government agencies, scientists, companies and numerous Internet users to inform themselves about the state of the Internet connection.
Björn studied Political Science and Law at LMU Munich and Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. During his studies he conducted research and worked for the World Bank, the Munich Security Conference and the Allianz insurance group among others. As a data analyst, he worked voluntarily in various non-profit projects. Prior to his studies, Björn passed an officer training at the German Air Force.