Till the end of his study, Tom Novotny worked at the Fraunhofer Institute FIT and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) on Augmented Reality topics. 2006 he started working at a media agency and focused on PHP, CMS and database publishing.
His first contact with TYPO3 was with version 3.6 and he’s still using TYPO3 for related projects. As time goes by his focus changed from programming to consulting and education. 
In his free time, Tom Novotny supports the TYPO3 community as Co-Lead of the TYPO3 Education Committee, he works on certification exams and he gives programming lessons at an Elementary School in Leichlingen.