In 2005, I began developing, directing and producing independent documentary films to explore themes in creativity, innovation, science, technology, and society. My award-winning film The Blockchain and Us (2017) has more than 600,000 views online and translations into nine languages. My films have screened around the world, including at the World Economic Forum in Davos/Switzerland, Science Week/SCINEMA in Australia, or the Open Everything Film Festival in Vienna (winner best documentary short).
Other Things I’ve Done
I have been an award-winning music composer for films and music projects with major music labels and film studios. I studied economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and have led an Open Data research project as a senior researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). I have guest lectured at Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich (HWZ) and at Tohoku University in Sendai/Japan. I founded and co-founded startups in Zurich, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Tokyo and published several books on entrepreneurship, innovation, Open Data, and sustainable investing.
ASEAN+ Database—An Open Database for Data Science and Statistical Research in Southeast Asia, China, and India
Data Quality in Southeast Asia: Analysis of Official Statistics and Their Institutional Framework as a Basis for Capacity Building and Policy Making in the ASEAN
Open Data in Southeast Asia: Toward Economic Prosperity, Government Transparency, and Citizen Participation in the ASEAN
Impact Investment Funds for Frontier Markets in Southeast Asia: Creating a Platform for Institutional Capital, High-Quality Foreign Direct Investment, and Proactive Policy Making