Between 1997 and 2002, Karsten Lübke studied statistics at the University of Dortmund. From 2002 to 2005 he was a research assistant at the Department of Statistics at the University of Dortmund and a member of the Collaborative Research Centre "Complexity Reduction in Multivariate Data Structures". From 2005 to 2009 he worked as a data mining analyst in Essen. In 2006 he received his doctorate (Dr. ret.nat.) and was appointed professor at the FOM in 2009. Among other things, he is co-author of the R package klaR and author of various specialist publications on topics of applied and computer-intensive statistics.