Herbert Vogel was born in 1953. He studied electrotechnology  at the university of Paderborn until 1975 and afterwards computer science in Berlin. He started his professional carrer  in 1978 as a EDP- system analyst at »Blaupunkt«. In 1980 he transfered to Bertelsmann working as a project leader and three years later to Mohndruck, where he became the head of department for buying/logistics in 1985. Since 1987 Herbert Vogel works as a freelance buisnessconsultant.

On the 21st of June 1989 Herbert Vogel cofounded with Wolfgang Schmidt S&P Consult, which developed into SVC AG and later on to itelligence AG.

Since founding the compamy Herbert Vogel is the director or rather managment board member and since march 1999 spokesman of the board of SVC AG and after the junction also of the itelligence AG.- Since Janary 2001 he is chairman of the board of itelligence AG.