- Thomas MAGER was born in Rottweil (Germany) in 1984.
- He received his bachelor's degree from the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences after he had written his thesis at Fraport AG.
- Afterwards he obtained his Master's degree at TU Darmstadt while he carried out an internship at EURECOM.
- Since 2011 he has been working towards the PhD degree at EURECOM in the Networking and Security Department under the supervision of Prof. Ernst Biersack.
- His research interests include distributed systems with a focus on peer-to-peer online storage.
- From 2002 to 2011 he was a managing partner of the Websphere Media GmbH, specialized in the field of social networking.