Diploma in Physics, Karl-Ruprechts University, Heidelberg, Germany; PhD in Natural Sciences, Karl-Ruprechts University and Max-Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg, Germany; MBA, University of Geneva, HEC, Switzerland. 1991-95, Researcher, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and Max-Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg; 1996-98, Consultant, IBM Consulting Group, Geneva, Switzerland; 1998-2000, Manager and Practice Leader, IBM Consulting Group, Geneva, Switzerland. 2000-03, Director, Knowledge Management, World Economic Forum. Currently, Senior Director, Information Technology, World Economic Forum. Author of publications in nuclear instruments and methods (NIM). Expertise: communication technology; information technology; biometrics; high-energy physics.