Ole Dobberstein was born in Bremen in 1970, and grew up in Oyten and Achim. After school he did an apprenticeship as a gas-fitter and plumber. After some time in his job, he looked for a change of profession. He obtained his vocational baccalaureate diploma in technics at the technical college in Verden and began to retrain as a print media designer in Hamburg in 1997. During the vocational training he acquired vast knowledge in website design and coding and held various internships, including one at GfG. In 1999, he was hired as system administrator and web project manager. Since then, he has been directing various web projects for clients, both conceptually and organizationally. Ole Dobberstein has a son and has been an ardent fan of Werder Bremen for many years.