Location: St. Gallen, Switzerland
Hobbies: Hiking, Biking and Accordion
Passionate about: Nature
Tobias Kowatsch is a research associate at ITEM-HSG. His research interests in the management of information systems are the adoption and diffusion of innovations, consumer behaviour, mobile business, smart products, internet of things and recommendation agents.
He studied Computer Science in Media at Hochschule Furtwangen University (HFU) in Germany and wrote his Diploma thesis about semantic web applications in 2005. After studying in Scotland and doing social volunteering in South Africa, he attended the Master's programme in Computer Science in Media at HFU in 2006 and passed with distinction. Then, he did empirical research on the user acceptance of mobile information systems at the Research Center for Intelligent Media at HFU.