Peter Buxmann is a professor for Business Informatics | Software & Digital Business at the Technical University of Darmstadt, where he heads the HIGHEST innovation and start-up center. He has founded several companies and is also a member of numerous management and supervisory committees, including the board of the House of IT and the ethics and technology advisory board of Digitalstadt Darmstadt.
His research focuses on the digitalisation of the economy and society, methods and applications of artificial intelligence as well as data economy and privacy. The work of Peter Buxmann and his team has received several awards, e.g. the Best Paper Award at the Software Business Conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Peter Buxmann was born in Frankfurt in 1964. He studied economics with a focus on business informatics at the University of Frankfurt, where he also received his doctorate. After a research and teaching period at the Haas School of Business at the University of California in Berkeley, he habilitated. From 2000 - 2004 he was Professor of Business Informatics and Information Economics at the Technical University of Freiberg before moving to the Technical University of Darmstadt.
Member of the Advisory Board, Weizenbaum Institute