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Elgar Fleisch

title Prof. Dr.
name Elgar Fleisch
institute Institute of Technology Management (ITEM)
address Dufourstrasse 40a, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland
phone 071 224 72 41
fax 071 224 73 01
e-mail
homepage www.item.unisg.ch / www.im.ethz.ch
publications papers (289)
projects project entries (13)
School SoM - School of Management
university status professor
position Director at the Institute of Technology Management
Professor of Technology Management (ITEM-HSG)
Professor of Information Management (ETH Zurich)
fields of research In his research, Elgar Fleisch and his team aim at understanding and designing the ongoing merge between the physical and digital world, a vision that was recently coined the “Internet of Things”. His work focuses on applications, economic impacts, and infrastructures of mobile and ubiquitous computing. For more information please visit the research section.

All research projects are joint efforts of industry and academia; its results have been published in more than 250 scientific journals and books in both disciplines, management and technology. For more information on publications please visit the publications section.

Elgar Fleisch is a co-founder of several university spin-offs and serves as a member of multiple management boards as well as academic steering committees.

For a detailed CV please contact Mrs. Elisabeth Vetsch-Keller.
former positions After graduating from the Advanced Technical School for Engineering in Bregenz (Austria) in 1987, Elgar Fleisch, who was born in 1968, studied information systems at the University of Vienna (Austria). He received his doctoral degree from the University of Economics and Business Administration Vienna in 1993 for his work in artificial intelligence in production planning. Between 1994 and 2000 he worked as a postdoc in information management at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). From October 1996 to August 1997 he founded and led an IT consulting company in Philadelphia, USA. In 2000 Elgar Fleisch was elected Associate Professor at the University of St. Gallen, becoming a full professor in 2002. In 2004 he was elected Professor for Information Management at ETH Zurich and started a double professorship with the University of St. Gallen with equal time distribution. In 2001 Elgar Fleisch served as a lecturer at the University of Essen (Germany) and in 2009 as a visiting professor at MIT (USA).
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