Director, ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
Since June 2010, ProfessorTochtermann has been the director of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics in Hamburg and Kiel. He also holds a professorship for Digital Information Infrastructures at Kiel University.
From 2001 until 2010 he was the manager and scientific head of the research institute Know-Center in Graz (Austria), one of the largest, business-oriented research institutes for information technology-based knowledge management in German-speaking countries. In 2004, Professor Tochtermann was offered a chair of knowledge management at the Technical University of Graz.
Professor Klaus Tochtermann studied computer science at the universities of Kiel and Dortmund (diploma in 1991, PhD in 1995) and habilitated in the field of Applied Information Processing in 2002. After post-doc studies at the renowned Center for the Studies of Digital Libraries at Texas A&M University (USA) he worked at the Research Institute for Application-oriented Knowledge Processing at Ulm University.