Dr Arne Albertsen studied physics focusing on applied physics at the University of Kiel. He earned diploma (1992) and PhD (1994) degrees on the measurement and analysis of current-time-series of ion channels in biological membranes. In industry, he worked in various areas of environmental and process engineering plant construction. Since 2001, he is dedicated to the marketing and sales of passive and discrete active components for leading companies like Vishay and KOA. Since November 2008, he is responsible as Senior Sales Manager for several European key account customers of Jianghai Europe Electronic Components GmbH (Krefeld). The focus of Dr Albertsen is the design-in and application support for capacitors in professional industrial applications. Since 2011, Dr Albertsen volunteers as an expert for electrolytic capacitors and Deputy Chairman in the standardization body „K611“ of the DKE in DIN and VDE.