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Klaus Tochtermann

Director, ZBW – German National Library of Economics
Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Kiel, Germany
Representing Institutional Member: German National Library of Economics

Klaus Tochtermann currently serves as Director of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and University Professor for Digital Information Infrastructures at the University of Kiel. He graduated from the Kieler Gelehrtenschule in 1983 and studied computer science at Kiel University and Dortmund University. At Dortmund, he received his doctorate in computer science.

Klaus has served as Head of Department at the Research Institute for Applied Processing, Ulm University, and, from 2001 until 2010, as Managing Director of Austria's Competence Centre for Knowledge Management, Know-Centre Graz. From 2004-2010, Klaus served as University Professor in Computer Science at Graz University of Technology. Since 2010, he has served as Director of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and University Professor for Digital Information Infrastructures at the University of Kiel.