curriculum vitae

Education

2000-2004 Ph.D. in Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
1993-1999 M.Sc. in Mathematics, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.
1995-1999 Artistic-educational B.Ed., piano, saxophone, Mainz School of Music, Germany.

Work

2013-today: Director of the Research Excellence Program “URPP Social Networks”, UZH, Switzerland
2009-today: Full Professor of Marketing and Market Research, University of Zurich UZH, Switzerland

Media Communication

2023  OnLandscape Magazine, issue 271, Featured Photographer, January 8, 2023.
2022  Exploring Creative Vision, video interview with Alister Benn and Bruce Percy about my book Voice of the Eyes.
2022  Talking Landscape Photography, episode #99, video interview with Paul Hoelen and Nick Monk.
2022  Landscape Photography Magazine, vol. 134, featured p. 160.
2022  Behance, Feature: Falling Beauty, 14/01/2022.
2021  Capture Landscapes, Photographer of the Month: René Algesheimer, 16/07/2021.
2021
 F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast Interview with Matt Payne, episode 206, 31/03/2021.

2021  Clubhouse, Let’s Talk Landscape Photography: The Quite Noises, 31/03/2021. 
2021  Landscape Photography Magazine, Featured Artist of the Month, April, pp. 104-110.

2021  A Photo Editor, This Week in Photography: Falling Beauty, by: Jonathan Blaustein, 12/03/2021.
2021  Landscape Photography Magazine, Featured Artist: Gold, January 2021.
2021  Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards, Featured Artist: Together, 19/01/2021.
2020  Lenswork Magazine, Featured Artist. Together, December 2020, #150, pp. 24-31.
2020  Capture Landscapes, Top Inspirational Landscape Photographers of 2020, 30/12/2020.
2020  Behance, Feature: Falling Beauty, 24/22/2020.
2020  121Clicks.com, Feature: Falling Beauty, 15/12/2020.
2020  Landscape Photography Magazine, Feature: Glacier Ice, 03/08/2020.
2018  Landscape Photography Magazine, Feature: The Traveller, ed. 92, p. 162, 01/10/2018.
2017  Landscape Photography Magazine, Spalsh Web Screen Feature: Dandelion, 03/08/2017.
2017  Camerapixo, Feature: Dandelion, in: Hot Shots 19 – We Inspire Magazine, 5/4/2017, p. 132-133.
2017  Camerapixo, Feature: Helm’s Deep, in: Hot Shots 17 – We Inspire Magazine, 12/2/2017, p. 138-139.
2017  Camerapixo, Feature: Circle in a Spiral, in: Hot Shots 16 – We Inspire Magazine, 11/1/2017, p. 116-117.
2017  500px, Editor’s Choice: The Traveller, selected by Brandon Bannister, 04/09/2017.
2017  500px, Editor’s Choice: Downside Up, selected by Carmine Chiriaco, 06/02/2017.

Awards and Exhibitions

2022  The Natural Landscape Photography Awards 2022, 2nd place in the Special Aerial Awards.
2021  GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021, Highly Commended, category: Nature’s Studio: Purity.
2021  The Epson International Pano Awards | 1 x Silver (Mono No Aware), 3 x Bronce Metals.
2021  Muse Photography Awards | Platinum Winner, 6 x Gold, 2 x Silver, Categories: Fine Art/Landscapes.
2021  Federation Of European Photographers (FEP) | 3rd place Bronce Camera, Category: Landscapes.
2021  World Landscape Photographer Of The Year | Top 50 Commended Images: Dune Meandering.
2020  The Epson International Pano Awards | Bronce Metal: Falling Beauty.
2020  Px3 Prix De La Photographie Paris | Silver Award: Together, A Portfolio Of 8 Photographs.
2020  Px3 Prix De La Photographie Paris | Bronce Award: Together, A Portfolio Of 8 Photographs.
2020  Photoplace Gallery, Group Exhibition: Deamsacpe and Vision, juror: Susan Burnstine.
2020  World Landscape Photographer Of The Year | Top 50 Commended Images: Dunes.
2020  Black & White Spider Award | Honorable Mention: Spiral.
2020  International Photography Award | Honorable Mention: Together.
2019  Px3 Prix De La Photographie Paris | Silver Award: Transition, A Portfolio Of 8 Photographs.
2019  Black & White Spider Award, | Nominee: Duned.
2019  Monochrome Award | Honorable Mention: Finding Direction.
2018  The International Landscape Photographer Of The Year Award | Top 101: Gold.
2018  Black & White Spider Award | Nominee: Gold.
2018  Monochrome Award | Honorable Mention: Duned.
2018  The Epson International Pano Awards | Gold Metal & Top 50: Gold.
2018  The Epson International Pano Awards | Bronce Metal: Harvesting The Pattern Puzzle.
2018  The Epson International Pano Awards | Bronce Metal: Swinging Dunes.
2018  The Epson International Pano Awards | Bronce Metal: Made To Stick.
2018  Px3 Prix De La Photographie Paris | Honorable Mention: Thin Line.
2017  The International Landscape Photographer Of The Year Award | Top 101: Thin Line.
2017  The Epson International Pano Awards | Silver Metal: Circle in a Spiral.
2017  Moscow International Foto Awards, Mifa | Bronce Metal: Helm’s Deep.
2017  Monochrome Award | Honorable Mention: Thin Line.
2017  Monochrome Award | Honorable Mention: Mindon Laithra.
2017  Tokyo Foto Awards | Honorable Mention: Thin Line.
2017  The International Photographer Of The Year | Honorable Mention: Thin Line.
2017  The International Photographer Of The Year | Honorable Mention: Mindon Laithra.
2017  International Photography Award | Honorable Mention: Thin Line.
2017  International Photography Award | Honorable Mention: How The Light Gets In.
2017  Magnum Photography Awards Winner’s Exhibition | Lensculture Magnum Awards: Thin Line.
2017  Trierenberg Super Circuit Exhibition | Into The Light, Downside Up, Circle In A Spiral, A Crack.
2017  Tokyo Foto Awards | Gold Metal: Circle in a Spiral.
2016  Px3 Prix De La Photographie Paris | Honorable Mention: Downside Up.
2016  International Photography Award | Honorable Mention: Downside Up.
2016  International Photography Award | Honorable Mention: Facets of One Spot.
2016  International Photography Award | Honorable Mention: Le Refuge.
2016  International Photography Award | Honorable Mention: Downside Up.
2016  Wunderwelten Award | Winner: Downside Up.
2016  Trierenberg Super Circuit Exhibition | Le Refuge, Downside Up, Bridging, Prime Tower.