Crypto Valley Festival 2020 – Prof. Dr. Rene Hüsler

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Prof. Dr. René Hüsler is the founding director of the new School of Computer Science and Information Technology at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, which opened 2016 in Rotkreuz/ZG.

The father of two children and native born Swiss earned his PhD at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) in the field of electrical engineering after he finished an apprenticeship in mechanics, a diploma in computer engineering from the University of AppliedScience in Brugg/Windisch and a diploma in computer science from the ETH Zurich.

During his studies and after his PhD, Mr. Hüsler worked for almost 20 years in several companies as engineer, project leader as well as department and business unit head before he joined the Lucerne School of Engineering & Architecture in 2002. He started developing the research activities in computer engineering and tripled the turnover in 3 years. After 5 years as vice-principal and head of research with outstanding development rates and research results he was appointed as director in 2010. In 2014 he was elected as the founding director of the newly created School of Computer Science and Information Technology.

Mr. Hüsler has a strong background and experience in information security, blockchain and DLT, parallel and distributed computing as well as general management topics.

Among other things, he is a member of the board of Swiss Blockchain Federation and ICTwitzerland that just joined with digitalswitzerland.

Speaker beim Crypto Valley Festival 2020:
Arie Cohen:
Herbert Sterchi:
Beat Bachmann:
Bastiaan Don:
Dr. Hartwig Hoffmann:
Dr. Martin Liebi:
Dr. Bernhard Lingens:
Prof. Dr. René Hüsler:
Vishal Kahate:
Thiago Cesar:
Dr. Michael Mosimann:
Sven Wagenknecht:
Thilo Richter:
Mihai Alisie:


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