Prof. Stephan Haller

Prof. Stephan Haller is a professor at the department of economics at the Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH) since 2015, teaching about e-business, enterprise architecture and project management. His research focuses on the fields of the Internet of Things (IoT), Open Data and Smart City. He is currently coordinating the Horizon 2020 EU-Japan research project "" (City Platform-as-a-Service – Integrated and Open) to develop a Smart City data and innovation platform.

Stephan Haller has more than 25 years of experience in international research and development in the software industry, and in particular, 20 years of IoT research, development and standardisation. During his time at SAP Labs Tokyo (1997-2001) he initiated SAP's RFID and IoT development activities and then continued to drive these topics at SAP Research in Karlsruhe, Germany (2001-2006) and SAP Research Zurich, Switzerland (2007-2012). Before joining the BFH, he also worked as Head of Solution & Service Delivery for Vigilence, a small provider of SaaS and PaaS solutions with offices in Tokyo and Zurich.

Stephan graduated in 1993 from the ETH Zurich, earning a master’s degree in computer science.