Mehrschad Zaeri Esfahani has studied Computer Science (Dipl.-Inform. FH) and Philosophy (Ethikum for engineers) at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. After graduating in 2001, he worked as software developer, analytist and project manager.
At the beginning of 2010, he became the head of the software development for the department "Portal of the distribution channels and market analysis" of the EnBW AG. Since 2009 Mehrschad Zaeri helds a lectureship in the fields of Surface Technology and Software Engineering at the Faculty of Computer Science at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.