In November 2016, b-it Professor Paul G. Plöger succeeded Founding Director Professor Dr. Kurt-Ulrich Witt. Professor Witt has been founding director for of b-it for 14 years! b-it warmly thanks Professor Witt for his tireless and very successful efforts as b-it director! b-it welcomes b-it Professor Paul G. Plöger at as new b-it director for the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg! Besides Professor Plöger the other two b-it directors are Professor Stefan Wrobel for the University of Bonn and Professor Matthias Jarke for RWTH Aachen University. b-it is a joint venture of the Universities of Bonn, of the RWTH Aachen and of the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in collaboration with Fraunhofer. Welcome again, Professor Plöger!