Norbert M. Doerner

Norbert M. Doerner, the CDFinder project founder and lead developer of what is now called NeoFinder, is a Diplom-Informatiker (masters degree in computer science). He wrote his first software on an Apple //e in 1983, while he still was in High School. After finishing his university degree, he has created a complex newspaper management tool, using only AppleScript, FileMaker, and Quark XPress. He also rewrote an entire commercial software distribution system to work in Mac OS X, using Cocoa. His most ambitious software project is the popular digital asset manager NeoFinder, which he started creating as CDFinder in 1995. Aside from writing software, he also writes articles for computer tech magazines, such as Germanys largest computer magazine, the c't, or the MacTech magazine.