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Christian Weber

Christian Weber

Christian Weber

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Center for Process Management & Information Security
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 42 74

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Lecturer & ResearcherInstitute of Business Information Technology
Research projects, teaching and further education

Professional development teaching

MAS Business Administration

Expertise and research interests

Work/Research Focus:
- Sustainable smart solutions for people in digital ecosystems (Digital Health, Smart & Ambient Assisted Living, Smart City, ...).
- Application of mixed reality solutions (VR/AR) in computer-based collaborative working and learning scenarios in the medical sector.
- Privacy, cybersecurity, compliance and forensics as enablers for digital ecosystems.
- Applications of open source systems in the operational and infrastructural context of SMEs.

Teaching Reference (Didactics):
Learning 4.0 - Possibilities and limits of digitalization in education, Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel / Prof. Dr. Klaus Zierer, Hasso Plattner Institute / University of Augsburg / MINTEC
Exciting visualization: Designing Research Projects/Processes in a Goal-Oriented and Appealing Way, Center for Successful Teaching and Learning (ZeLL), Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel University of Applied Sciences.
Visualizing excitingly and effectively in lectures, ZeLL, University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel
Winter semester 2013 - Summer semester 2016
Professional program (3 ECTS from 2016) in "Arbeitskreis Innovative Lehrprojekte" methodical didactical training, ZeLL, University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel
"Neurodidactics - consequences of brain research for teaching", ZeLL, HS Braunschweig/ Wolfenbüttel
LON-CAPA Workshop Introduction to Course Management and Task Creation, ZeLL, University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel
"Activated by Clicker" - Designing courses interactively, ZeLL, University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel

Educational background

- 1995, Dipl.-Ing. (FH), Electrical Engineering (Two course specializations: Industrial Electronics & Electrical Power Engineering), RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Institute for Automation Informatics

- 2004, MBA, Executive Master of Business Administration in General and Entrepreneurial Management, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz/McCombs School of Business - University of Texas at Austin/Dongbei University of Finance and Economics Dalian

- 2017, Appointment as IHK examiner for IT specialists with a focus on the following areas: System integration and application development, Chamber of Industrie and Commerce Rhinehesse
- 2017, Recognition of trainer qualification exam Chamber of Industrie and Commerce Wiesbaden (AdA certificate)

Certificate exams:
- 2019, Agile Scrum Master; EXIN, (Cert. No.: 6286592.20774742)
- 2019, Agile Scrum Product Owner; EXIN, (Cert. No.: 6286592.20774741)
- 2019, Agile Scrum Foundation; EXIN, (Cert. No.: 6286592.2077333)
- 2013, ISMS Lead Auditor according to ISO 27001, isits-International School of IT-Security AG
- 2011, Data protection officer, komzet@hwk, Chamber of Crafts Rheinhessen
- 2011, T.I.S.P.-TeleTrust Information Security Professional, Secorvo (Cert-No.:1817361)
- 2007, Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management, TÜV Süd Akademie GmbH

Cisco Certified Academy Instructor for the courses:
- CCNA Cybersecurity Operations
- CCNA Security - Implementing Network Security
- CCNA Routing & Switching
- IoT Fundamentals: "Connecting Things", "Big Data & Analytics", "IoT Security" and "Hackathon Playbook
- SmartGrid Essentials

Professional milestones

- Management Consultant - IT management/IT strategy, digitization, agility, IoT, cyber security, eHealth
- Head of IT and Shared Service Center, Waste Management Companies of the State Capital Wiesbaden (ELW
- Administrative Professor for Applied Computer Science (Programm Director), University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel
- Managing Director, ifisys - Institute for Information Systems, University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel
- Managing Director and Instructor of the Cisco Networking Academy, University of Applied Sciences Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel
- Senior Research Assistant - University Frankfurt/Main, T-Mobile Endowed Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security
- Member of the Board (CIO/CTO) - SemiGator Aktiengesellschaft
- Technical Manager D/A/CH, Member of the Management Board - NetOp Tech GmbH
- Senior Consultant, multi-project manager - Compass Deutschland GmbH
- Head of Technology & Communication / Press Spokesman D/A/CH, Member of the Management Board - Sophos GmbH

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
  • Seiler, Roger; Straumann, Ruben; Weber, Christian; ,


    Gamified VR simulation in nursing education : how to generate value with VR in nursing education [paper].


    Weghorn, Hans; Isaias, Pedro, eds.,

    Proceedings of the International Conferences on Applied Computing and WWW/Internet 2022.

    19th International Conference on Applied Computing (AC), Lisbon, Portugal, 8-10 November 2022.

    IADIS Press.

    pp. 71-78.

  • Berntzen, Lasse; Rohde Johannesen, Marius; Böhm, Stephan; Weber, Christian; Morales, Roberto,


    Citizens as sensors : human sensors as a smart city data source [paper].


    Berntzen, Lasse, ed.,

    SMART 2018 : The Seventh International Conference on Smart Cities, Systems, Devices and Technologies.

    SMART 2018 : The 7th International Conference on Smart Cities, Systems, Devices and Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, 22-26 July 2018.


    pp. 11-18.

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

(2011) Koschinat, Bal, Weber, Rannenberg
Privacy by Sustainable Identity Management Enablers in Privacy and Identity Management for Life, Camenisch,
Jan; Fischer-Hübner, Simone; Rannenberg, Kai (Eds.), 1st Edition, 2011, ISBN 978-3-642-20316-9

(2012) Rannenberg, Kai; Varadharajan, Vijay; Weber, Christian (Guest Eds.) Computers & Security, IFIP/SEC 2010
"Security & Privacy − Silver Linings in the Cloud", Elsevier, Volume 31, Issue 7, Pages 805-856
Rannenberg, Kai; Varadharajan, Vijay; Weber, Christian (Eds.) Springer IFIP AICT(2010)
(2010) Security and Privacy – Silver Linings in the Cloud, Proceedings of the 25th IFIP TC-11 International
Information Security Conference, SEC 2010, Held as a Part of WCC 2010, Brisbane, Australia, September 20 - 23,
2010, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany

(Arbeits-)Papiere / Artikel:
(2010) Weber, Christian
eScience and Shared Workspaces: Enabler for next generation research environment, In: Pre-Proceedings
PrimeLife/IFIP Summer School
(2009) Bal G.; Hegen M., Koschinat S.; Weber C., Wolos L. (2009), Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Study on IdM related Data Assets on the basis of current IdM Player’s Data-Handling, M-Chair: Working Paper
(2009) Zibuschka Jan, Rannenberg Kai, Weber Christian PrimeLife Projektreports
Report on identity management scenarios, mechanisms and protocols, PrimeLife Deliverables
(2007) Weber, Christian
Policies als grundlegende Instrumente der IT-Sicherheit, Netop Whitepaper
(2001) Weber, Christian
Chronologie eines Hacker-Angriffs, KES 3/2001, Seite 64

Other publications

Auszeichnungen / Preise
Best Paper Award, L. Berntzen, M.Rohde Johannesen, S. Böhm, Ch. Weber, R. Morales,
„Citizens as Sensors - Human Sensors as a Smart City Data Source“, SMART 2018 - The Seventh International Conference on Smart Cities, Systems, Devices and Technologies, July 22, 2018 to July 26, 2018 - Barcelona, Spain

„Educate to lead“- Award des Soroptimist International Europa für das MINT Camp für Mädchen an der Hochschule Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel in Suderburg,