The professor of applied computer sciences and executive director of the Institute for Information Management Bremen GmbH (ifib) advises the University Executive Board, develops strategic goals together with the board, and manages the implementation of said goals at the university. Breiter has been working on the digital transformation in educational institutes for many years. Additionally, in July, Breiter was posted by the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen as a member of the ZDF Television Board for the area of Science and Research. He took over from Heidi Schelhowe, who also comes from the Faculty of Mathematics / Computer Science at the University of Bremen and held the role for two terms. The television board represents the interests of the general public in its dealings with the ZDF. The members come from varying groups in society.