Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ketter is Chaired Professor of Information Systems at the University of Cologne (since 2017) as well as at the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University in Rotterdam (since 2007), where he founded and still mangages the Erasmus Center for Future Energy Business. He also serves as the Director of the Institute of Energy Economics at the University of Cologne (EWI) and of the Cologne Institute for Business Informatics. Prior to this, he worked as a professor at the University of St Thomas, the University of Minnesota, and the University of California at Berkeley, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, USA, in 2007. His main research interests are Big Data Analytics, Computer Science and Management Science, Energy Economics and Policy, Information Systems (IS), Machine Learning and Sustainability.
Wolfgang Ketter served as a general chair or program chair of various international conferences and workshops. His research has been published in numerous well-known journals, especially in the field of Computer Science. He also works as an editor for top journals. In addition he is a member of the World Economic Forum and co-founder as well as director of Power TAC (www.powertac.org), the world’s largest open-source smart grid platform. With the help of this platform, a world championship in energy retailing is held every year. You can follow his activities on Linkedin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ketter/) and Twitter (wolfketter).