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SWITCH (Switzerland)

Thomas Brunner

Thomas H. Brunner is Managing Director of SWITCH, the Swiss research and education network. He studied mathematics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich and began his professional career in 1972 as a systems programmer in the Institute's computer centre. He subsequently took over responsibility for all data communication at the ETH, a position which he held until joining SWITCH.
From 1980 to 1983, Thomas chaired the Communications Committee of ECODU (European Control Data Users) and, in 1981, laid the foundations for what is now the Swiss research and education network. In May 1988 Thomas moved to SWITCH, taking up the post of Deputy Director. He was appointed Technical Director in 1995 and holds - since 2001 - the position of Managing Director.

Thomas Brunner is a speaker in the following presentations: