ACADEMIC DEGREES & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Licentiate in Philosophy from Colegio Máximo, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina (1971). Diploma in Documentation from Lehrinstitut für Dokumentation, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (1973). Research worker at Zentralstelle für Atomkernenergie-Dokumentation (ZAED), Karlsruhe, Germany (1974-75). Dr.phil. in Philosophy from Düsseldorf University (1978). Thesis: Information. Assistant to Scientific Director, Fachinformationszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany (1980-85). Postdoctoral teaching qualification (Habilitation) in Practical Philosophy (Ethics) from Stuttgart University (1989).Thesis: Hermeneutik der Fachinformation ("Hermeneutics of scientific information") Lecturer / Privatdozent at the Institute of Philosophy, Stuttgart University (1989-2004) Professor of information science and information ethics at Suttgart Media University, Germany (1986-2009).
Member of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE) to the European Commission (2000-2010) Steinbeis Hochschule Berlin: Transfer-Institute Information Ethics, Director (2008-2013). Member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Digital Ethics (IDE), Stuttgart Media University (since 2014) Member of the Advisory Board of ID4Africa (since 2014) Senior Fellow of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan (since 2014) Distinguished Researcher at the ACEIE, Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa (ince 2012). Senior Fellow of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan (since 2014). Research Associate in the Department of Information Science, Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, University of Pretoria, South Africa (2017-2019). Member of the Advisory Board for Integrity and Corporate Responsibility of Daimler AG (May 2016 - July 2017)
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