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 and academic program B.Ed., piano, saxophone, Mainz School of Music, Germany.

Work

2019-today: Affiliate Scholar, Jacobs Center of Youth Productivity, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2013-today: Director of the Research Excellence Program “URPP Social Networks”, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2009-today: Full Professor of Marketing and Market Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Artistic Path

Exhibitions

PHOTOPLACE GALLERY, group exhibition: Dreamscape and Vision 2020
|    Juried exhibition gallery, juror: Susan Burnstine

Press

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE
|    Featured Artist – “Gold”, January 2021

LENSWORK MAGAZINE
|    Featured Artist – “Together”, December 2020, #150, pp. 24

CAPTURE LANDSCAPES
  Top Inspirational Landscape Photographers of 2020, by: Christian Hoiberg, 30/12/2020

BEHANCE CATEGORY PHOTOGRAPHY
|    Feature – “The Falling Beauty”, 24/11/2020

121Clicks.com
|    Feature – “Falling Beauty”, 15/12/2020

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE
|    Feature – “Glacier Ice”, 2020

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE
|    Feature – “Ice”, 2020

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE
|    Feature – “The Traveller”, ed. 92, p. 162

MACPHUN SOFTWARE
|    Featured Image – “Prime Tower”, Photo Contest Architecture

CAMERAPIXO
|    Published – “Dandelion”, in: Hot Shots 19 – We Inspire Magazine, 5/4/2017, p. 132-133
|    Published – “Helm’s Deep”, in: Hot Shots 17 – We Inspire Magazine, 12/2/2017, p. 138-139
|    Published – “Circle in a Spiral”, in: Hot Shots 16 – We Inspire Magazine, 11/1/2017, p. 116-117

500px
|    Editor’s Choice – “Downside Up”, Selected in the Editor’s Choice Section by Carmine Chiriaco, 6/2/2017
|    Editor’s Choice – “The Traveller”, Selected in the Editor’s Choice Section by Brandon Bannister, 4/9/2017

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE
|    Selection – “Dandelion”, Selected as splash web screen of the Landscape Photography Magazine, 1/8/2017

Awards

THE EPSON INTERNATIONAL PANO AWARDS, 2020
|    Bronce Metal – “Falling Beauty”

Px3 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, 2020
|    Silver Award – “Together White”, a portfolio of 8 photographs

Px3 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, 2020
|    Bronce Award – “Together Black”, a portfolio of 8 photographs

WORLD LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2020
|    TOP 50 Commended Images – “Dunes”

BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARD, 2020
|    Honorable Mention – “Spiral”

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD, 2020
|    Honorable Mention – “Together”

Px3 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, 2019
|    Silver Award – “Transition”, a portfolio of 8 photographs

BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARD, 2019
|    Nominee – “Duned”

MONOCHROME AWARD, 2019
|    Honorable Mention – “Finding Direction”

THE INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARD, 2018
|    TOP 101 – “Gold”

BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARD, 2018
|    Nominee – “Gold”

MONOCHROME AWARD, 2018
|    Honorable Mention – “Duned”

THE EPSON INTERNATIONAL PANO AWARDS, 2018
|    Gold Metal & Top 50 Award – “Gold”
|    Bronce Metal – “Harvesting the Pattern Puzzle”
|    Bronce Metal – “Swinging Dunes”
|    Bronce Metal – “Made to Stick”

Px3 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, 2018
|    Honorable Mention – “Thin Line”

THE INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR TOP 101 AWARD, 2017
|    Top 101 Award – “Thin Line”

THE EPSON INTERNATIONAL PANO AWARDS, 2017
|    Silver Metal – “Circle in a Spiral”

MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS, MIFA 2017
|    Bronce Metal – “Helm’s Deep”

MONOCHROME PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD, 2017
|    Honorable Mention – “Thin Line”, Nature
|    Honorable Mention – “Mindon Laithra”, Landscapes 

TOKYO FOTO AWARDS, 2017
|    Honorable Mention – “Thin Line”

THE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR, 2017
|    Honorable Mention – “Thin Line”
|    Honorable Mention – “Mindon Laithra”, Landscapes 

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD, 2017
|    Honorable Mention – “Thin Line”, Landscape & Nature
|    Honorable Mention – “How the Light Gets in”, Landscape & Nature

MAGNUM PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2017
|    Exhibition – “Thin Line”, Lensculture Magnum Photography Awards Wettbewerbsgalerie

TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT, 2017
|    Exhibition – “Into the Light”, Landscape
|    Exhibition – “Downside Up”, Phototravel
|    Exhibition – “Helm’s Deep”, Panorama
|    Exhibition – “Circle in a Spiral”, Night Images & Artificial Light
|    Exhibition – “A Crack in Everything”, Nature

TOKYO FOTO AWARDS, TIFA 2016
|    Gold Metal: 1st Place Winner – “Circle in a Spiral”, Nature: Panoramic

PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, 2016
|    Honorable Mention – “Downside Up”, Landscape

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD, 2016
|    Honorable Mention – “Downside Up”, Architecture: Cityscape
|    Honorable Mention – “Facets of One Spot”, Nature: Sunset
|    Honorable Mention – “Facets of One Spot”, Fine Art: Landscape
|    Honorable Mention – “Le Refuge”, Fine Art: Landscape

WUNDERWELTEN, 2016
|    Auszeichnung – “Downside Up”, Orte mit Fernwehfaktor

TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT, 2016
|    Exhibition – “Le Refuge”, Landscape
|    Exhibition – “Downside Up”, Water
|    Exhibition – “Bridging”, Architecture
|    Exhibition – “Prime Tower”, Landscape