Alexander Meissner

Security & AI Specialist Consultant @ Google


Munich, DE


+49 (0)89 413 25 2 25


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What I am all about.

As an accomplished entrepreneur and digital cloud architect, I continue to drive innovation at the intersection of business and IT. Now with over 17 years of experience, I have expanded my expertise further at Google. In my most impactful role as a Senior Technical Solutions Consultant for Google Professional Services, I've been at the forefront of modernizing applications and enhancing security for enterprise behemoths like Airbus and Deutsche Bank. My commitment to integrating cutting-edge DevSecOps and infrastructure security practices has revolutionized the agility of software delivery and fortified developer experiences. Through collaboration with security and compliance teams, I ensure the stringent governance of digital infrastructures, tailoring compliance frameworks to organizational needs.

A crucial part of my responsibility includes crafting and conducting specialized CTF events, spearheading a culture of cybersecurity awareness and preparedness. As a Google Cloud GenAI Specialist, I harness AI to architect transformative solutions using the Google Cloud AI suite, creating custom-tailored Large Language Models for diverse client requirements. This ensures a meticulous blend of innovation and security, safeguarding against potential threats without hindering technological advancement.

Previous engagements at Google allowed me to champion the adoption of cloud-native technologies, guiding clients like Landis & Gyr and VW through pivotal transitions to DevOps—ultimately solidifying the foundations for secure and compliant software development lifecycles.

Fluency in both English and German continues to underscore my work, having played a vital role in digital ventures across Europe and Africa. My journey includes marked achievements such as the custom IoT data platform for Siemens and the Audi Cup's digital infrastructure. My persistent pursuit of operational excellence and bottom-line growth remains unwavering, now supplemented by my deep-diving into AI and advanced cloud services. My passion for innovation is ever-present, as I architect digital ecosystems that are not only effective but are at the vanguard of technological evolution.


Expert in Security & AI.

VertexAI & Gemini

I am skilled in deploying Vertex AI for advanced ML solutions and Gemini for multimodal LLM applications, pushing the boundaries of AI innovation.


Cloud Security

Expert in cloud security, I implement robust cybersecurity measures, ensuring data integrity and compliance in multi-cloud environments.



Skilled in DevSecOps, I integrate security into CI/CD pipelines, automating compliance and risk management for secure software deployment.


Cloud Infrastructure

My expertise in cloud infrastructure is complemented by mastery in Terraform, orchestrating secure and efficient infrastructure as code (IaC) solutions for agile and scalable cloud environments.


App Modernisation

My app modernisation expertise includes revitalizing legacy systems through cloud integration, adopting microservices, and implementing DevOps practices for enhanced agility and scalability in application deployment and management.


Digital Transformation

My digital transformation proficiency empowers organizations to revolutionize their operations, integrate cutting-edge technologies, and craft strategies that lead to enhanced digital experiences, operational agility, and sustained business growth.


Google, Siemens & AI Startups
February 2023 - Present


Google Cloud GenAI Specialist

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

As a Google Cloud GenAI Specialist, I leverage cutting-edge AI technologies to deliver transformative solutions for diverse clients. My expertise centers on the expansive Google Cloud AI suite, including Vertex AI, Contact Center AI, and Vertex AI Search. Through adept prompt engineering, I tailor Large Language Models (LLMs) to meet specific customer needs, ensuring seamless integration into their systems. My role involves a nuanced understanding of AI utilities, enabling me to guide and mentor teams through complex deployments. A particular focus of my work is securing LLMs against evolving threats. By implementing robust security measures & mitigations, I protect critical data and maintain the integrity of AI implementations.

March 2022 - Present


Senior Technical Solutions Consultant, Google Professional Services (App Mod & Security)

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Leveraging my expertise in DevSecOps and Infrastructure Security to drive App Modernisation and Security initiatives at Google Cloud. I partner with enterprise clients like Airbus & Deutsche Bank, facilitating their digital transformation journeys. My focus is on integrating DevOps methodologies and toolsets to enhance agility in software delivery whilst optimizing the developer experience. My role entails close collaboration with security and compliance teams, ensuring high governance standards and addressing specific compliance needs. Additionally, I innovate in cybersecurity education by designing and leading bespoke CTF (capture the flag) events, boosting organizational security awareness and preparedness.

January 2021 - March 2022


Technical Solutions Consultant, Google Professional Services

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

As a Technical Solutions Consultant at Google Cloud, I was instrumental in advancing the adoption of cloud-native technologies aimed at App Modernisation for clients like Landis & Gyr and VW. My primary responsibility centred on facilitating the transition to DevOps practices, streamlining operations, and enhancing security postures within these organizations. I served as a pivotal interface between technical teams and business stakeholders, ensuring successful deployment of DevSecOps initiatives. My contributions were not only technical but also educational, as I imparted knowledge and best practices on infrastructure security and compliance regulations, laying the groundwork for a robust and secure software development lifecycle.

November 2018 - January 2021


Director & Senior Cloud Architect Consultant

Munich Area, Germany

Node.Kitchen specialises in the creation of made-to-order cloud ecosystems, expertly crafted using top quality ingredients like AI, AWS Cloud Services & Human Intelligence. Prepared to perfection by our team of experts, our offmenu Cloud Architecture Solutions are designed to seamlessly connect your business needs and customer demands.

July 2018 - August 2020


Senior Cloud Architect Consultant

Erlangen Area, Germany

Senior Cloud Architect Consultant for Siemens CT REE SDI division. (Field Software Defined Inverter and Power Electronics @ Siemens Corporate Technology)

January 2017 - October 2018

Co-Founder & Director


Co-founded and served as CTO and technical lead of, a Munichbased consultancy specialising in Voice User Interface Technology. Covering a range of platforms, including Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Microsoft Cortana, we worked to design purpose-built digital infrastructures and voice design for a number of clients, including Lufthansa & Telekom.

January 2017 - October 2018

VoiceThinking Workshop Series - Creator, Speaker & Presenter


Developed and rolled out a future-centric workshop series designed to educate businesses regarding the potential benefits of Voice Technology. These workshops, crafted for some of Germany’s most pioneering enterprises, aimed to identify ways to reassert brand relevance in an increasingly AIbased landscape. During the course of the series, we worked closely with top European brands like RTL, Allianz, NTV and Bertelsmann, among others.

July 2016 - August 2018

BotFlux - Chatbot, Alexa & AI Agency

Co Founder & CTO

Munich Area, Germany

Driven by a growing business need for interactive digital infrastructure, Botflux was formed as a specialist in Chatbot technologies. The company specialised in the planning, building, managing and monitoring of complex chatbots, designed to increase output and maximise automation within the workplace. Utilising our proprietary AI platform, we were able to effectively integrate our solutions with web, communication and social channels, which culminated in the development and roll-out of a full digital infrastructure for the 2017 Audi Cup (in conjunction with UZ Media).

July 2015 - December 2016

Nanoku - Intelligent Waiting Systems


Munich Area, Germany

Nanoku solved the problem of waiting in line by providing an intelligent, virtual queuing system that practically eliminates physical waiting times, leading to high satisfaction of waiting visitors and providing a clear competitive edge to service providers that employ our solution.

February 2014 - July 2016


Developer and Consultant

Munich Area, Germany

Drupal Developer and Digital Consultant.

May 2012 - May 2016

Brave Digital

Drupal Developer

Johannesburg, South Africa

Head of Drupal development at Brave Digital. Involved in Drupal projects for multiple Pfizer brands.

February 2007 - February 2016

ThinkUber Pty Ltd

Software Architect, eMarketer & Director

Johannesburg, South Africa

Developing Drupal and PHP Websites. Also specialising in SEO, AdWords, Analytics and eMarketing.


2013 - 2016

Technical University Munich

Master of Science (M.Sc.), Information Systems

Munich, Germany

Master thesis: Design and Prototypical Implementation of a Web-based Spreadsheet System for Managing and Analyzing Semi-structured Data

2008 - 2012

University of the Witwatersrand

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Computer Science and Industrial Psychology

Johannesburg, South Africa

Between 2008 and 2012, at the University of the Witwatersrand, I completed a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Industrial Psychology, merging technological innovation with cognitive understanding in Johannesburg's dynamic academic environment.