Jan Bieser

Assistant Professor for Digitalization and Sustainability,

Jan Bieser is an assistant professor for digitalization and sustainability. In his research, he investigates the opportunities and risks of digitization for society and the environment. Before joining BFH, Jan Bieser researched and taught as a senior researcher, PostDoc, and PhD student on digitalization and sustainable development at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, the Department of Informatics at the University of Zurich, and the Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. As a fellow of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities of Tomorrow, Jan Bieser worked with representatives of cities, the private sector, and international organizations to explore how digital technologies can make cities more sustainable and equitable. He led various research collaborations on the environmental impacts of digital technologies in cooperation with industrial companies, associations, and NGOs. Previously, he was a sustainability manager at the University of Zurich, where he was the lead author of the first sustainability report, and an IT and sustainability consultant at IBM and Deutsche Telekom.

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