But don't worry, I won't bother you with boring details about my uninteresting
personal life or stories about what my dog did today (which is easy, since I
don't have a dog...).
No, I will write here about digital convergence. I have been fascinated by media in all its forms for all my life, and not less so by information technology and telecommunications. Seeing all this coming together now in this current major trend of digital convergence is very exciting to me, so I can’t stop writing about my thoughts and ideas about this topic. I have been writing a (quite successful) German-language blog called “Beobachtungen zur Medienkonvergenz” for about 18 months now, and now I’m trying to switch to English with this new blog. One reason for this is the fact that I currently live in the United States, and the other reason is the much bigger audience with its much greater potential for interesting conversations.
about my background: I’m currently taking a sabbatical and attending the Sloan
Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership at MIT. This is a very intense
study program with a fascinating group of people. I’m doing this to gain some
new perspectives after a dozen years in the Internet/e-commerce services
In 1996, I
co-founded a company called namics ag, which today is the leading
e-business consultancy in Switzerland and also has three offices in
In this blog, I will write about all kinds of events, ideas, concepts, devices and scandals that I think are relevant for media convergence. Thanks for reading, and I'm looking forward to your comments!