Head of the Research Center for Digital Sustainability, Institute of Information Systems, University of Bern
Matthias Stürmer is head of the Research Center for Digital Sustainability at the Institute of Information Systems at University of Bern. He is teaching, researching and consulting on digital sustainability, open source software, open data, open government and ICT procurement. Previously he worked as IT advisory Manager at EY (Ernst & Young) and as project leader at Liip AG, a Swiss software company creating agile Internet solutions based on open source technologies. In 2009 Matthias finished his doctoral dissertation at the Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation at ETH Zürich focusing on open source communities and firm involvement. He studied business administration and computer science at University of Bern until 2005 and wrote his master thesis on Open Source Community Building.
Matthias Stürmer is president of tcbe.ch ICT Cluster Bern, member of the board of the open source association CH Open, co-founder and member of the board of Opendata.ch, and secretary of the Swiss Parliamentarian Group for Digital Sustainability. Since 2011 he is member of the city parliament of Bern.
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