Prof Elgar Fleisch
Elgar Fleisch is a full Professor of Information and Technology Management at the ETH Zurich (Department of Management, Technology, and Economy (D-MTEC) and University of St. Gallen (HSG) and Director of the Institute of Technology Management (ITEM-HSG).
At both affiliations, Elgar Fleisch heads a team of postdocs and doctoral students. He organizes his research in three labs, which cover the disciplines of computer sciences, information systems, management, and psychology.
For more than 20 years, Elgar Fleisch’s research interests has focused on the current merging of the physical with the digital world into an Internet of Things. With his transdisciplinary team, he aims to understand this fusion in the dimensions of technology, applications, business models and social implications and, based on this, to develop new technologies and applications for the benefit of the economy and society.
All research projects are joint efforts of industry and academia; their results are published in more than 600 scientific journals and books of different disciplines.