Short Bio

Independent researcher and lecturer at Carl von Linde Academy, Technische Universität München


Computer Science (Ph.D. in Computer Science from Technische Universität München in 1989).

Philosophy (Ph.D. in Philosophy of Science and Technology from Technische Universität München in 2013, advisor Klaus Mainzer).

Wide-ranging experience in computer science and as technical strategy advisor. I profit from my work both in academia and industry.

Interdisciplinary work on the foundations and effects of culture changing information technologies since the 1990s.

Focus on Big Data in 2017: “Identity in Times of Big Data” presented at Kobe, Japan, “Decisions in Times of Big Data” (co-author, publication in 2018).

Focus on Smart Contracts and Distributed Autonomous Organizations in 2017: presentations at Data Power, Ottawa, Canada, Dimensions of Responsibility, Pavia, Italy and ECAP 9, Munich and SPT 2017, Darmstadt.

Current research interests include Big Data, autonomy and control in socio-technical systems, emergence and chance in agent-based simulation, trust in blockchain-based environments.