Dr Remo BURKHARD
Singapore-ETH Centre Managing Director and Co-Director of Collaborative Interactive Visualisation + Analysis Lab (CIVAL)
Dr Remo Burkhard was instrumental in building up ETH Singapore SEC Ltd and it’s two programmes – the Future Cities Laboratory and the Future Resilient Systems - to a leading research centre with around 160 researchers. Since it’s inception, he is heading this centre as managing director.
Remo Burkhard has written over 50 scientific publications and organised large scientific conferences. His areas of expertise are management innovations, knowledge visualisation, computer simulation and information architecture, graphical user interface, information management, and value lab.
He established a knowledge management consultancy at the University of St. Gallen and built up the chair of Information Architecture at ETH Zurich.
As entrepreneur, he had co-founded and co-led for 7 years niche communication firm that he profitably exited.
Recently, he initiated the Swiss Technology Impact Platform as one possible path to bring knowledge to action.