Reinhard Riedl holds a Master of Science in Engineering and a PhD in Pure Mathematics. He has carried out research in computer science, business informatics, and legal informatics and he has participated in miscellaneous research and innovation projects in various disciplines and domains, such as economics, healthcare, and ethongraphy. After visiting professorships at the University of Rostock (“High Performance Computing”) and the University of Zurich (“Communication and Distributed Systems”) he was appointed research professor for “E-Government” and director of research at the business school of Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH). Now he is chief science officer there and head of the transdisciplinary BFH-Center for Digital Society. His current research focuses on design and governance of data platforms, patterns in digital transformation, and digital geopolitics. Furthermore, he created “Zurich’s Cynical Theatre Guide”, he is now editor of www.societybyte.swiss, he is co-founder of www.all-acad.com and of www.egovernment-symposium.ch, he is member of the steering boards of www.ta-swiss.ch, www.nfp75.ch, www.praevenire.at, and scoop4c.eu, and he is president of www.ignm-bern.ch.
Reinhard Riedl is responsible for the portfolios of (a) national and international regulations and (b) ethics.