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Hans Christian Reinl

Vice President Engineering
at Seven.One Entertainment Group

Cologne, Germany
hansreinl.de info@drublic.de


I am an Engineering Manager, Software Architect and Certified Scrum Master working as Vice President Engineering for Seven.One Entertainment Group (ProSiebenSat.1). Agile development and Scrum have influenced my work since 2012. I have 13 years of experience in developing scalable web-applications using cutting edge technologies. I love creating solid systems in a high-performance environment. My passion is to build teams that strive for excellence. Enabling team members to accelerate is what drives my daily work.


In the past I worked on projects for clients such as AXA, REWE digital, Vaillant Group Business Services, fashion retailer Fashionette and others. More on my portfolio.

Seven.One Entertainment Group GmbH

Vice President Engineering, Streaming Platform, October 2021 – current

Within the Seven.One Entertainment Group the multi-tenant Video on Demand Streaming Platform is the foundation for providing the content of the ProSiebenSat.1 brands to multiple channels including Web, iOS, Android and Smart TV. We deliver the experience of video.prosieben.de, video.sat1.de and many more.

Director Technology & Product, FYEO, January – October 2021
Director Technology, FYEO, July 2020 – December 2020

FYEO was a podcasting app which focused on delivering high quality audio content next to established podcasting formats, with over 1.6 million formats and over 40 million episodes in its database.

Freelance Software Architect & Engineer, Engineering Manager

April 2013 – July 2020

  • Consulting for middle and large-scale web projects
  • Analysis and improvement of new and existing software architectures
  • Workshops for agencies to coach their developers and designers
  • Working on client projects using, configuring and developing for FirstSpirit, TYPO3 CMS, Magento and Hybris
  • Scrum Master, Project and Engineering Manager


January 2019 – July 2021: Software Developer and Co-Founder at ​Warhol
November 2011 – April 2014: Software developer and Co-Founder at colored.by
April 2010 – April 2013: Lead Frontend developer at /gebrüderheitz, Freiburg

Open Source & Community Engagement

Mentor at The Mentoring Club: The Mentoring Club is an open community which aims at supporting people who are keen to learn, grow and develop. I provide advice to mentees to advance in their career by sharing my knowledge in the areas of Engineering, Engineering Management & Leadership, Agile Methodologies and more. More information here.

Co-host of Working Draft Podcast: Strong influence on the German-speaking community while being a member of the weekly web-development and web-news podcast Working Draft since 2011.

NightlyBuild Conference: Co-Organizer of the web development and design focused NightlyBuild Conference in Cologne from 2014 to 2017.

Former Core Developer of HTML5 Boilerplate: Ongoing maintenance of HTML5 Boilerplate, a solid front-end template to start projects with.

Speaking engagements at conferences across Europe (including Front-Trends in Warsaw and Frontend Conference in Zürich).

Here you can find more information about my Public Speaking and Writings.