Alexander Wannenwetsch studied Medicine and Dentistry in Erlangen and Berlin in 1980 – 1988. After his doctorate, he started to build Wannenwetsch Hydrodemolition company which is still a market leader in its field. In 1995, he founded UMS company. From the beginning, the focus was on developing and producing oxygen measurement tools. He reached the breakthrough for UMS with designing the micro oxygen sensor in 1997. Currently he serves as CEO of UMS.