Global Expert on eCommerce, Biotech, Economy and Digitization.

Prof. Dr. Sita Mazumder – The digital world between dream and nightmare.

Sita Mazumder received her doctorate summa cum laude from the Swiss Banking Institute at the University of Zurich in 2001. One year later, her dissertation “The Due Diligence of Swiss Banks in the Light of Corruption Prevention and Control” was awarded the Annual Research Prize of the University of Zurich.

Sita Mazumder first studied computer engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, from where she later moved to the University of Zurich. In 1999, she completed a Master of Science in Economics.

Speaking topics Sita Mazumder

  • Cyber Crime – Welcome to the Dark Side!
  • Smart is better than Big: More data does not mean more insights!
  • The Delta between Digitalization and Digital Transformation
  • The Business of Terror – How Al-Qaeda and Co. Finance Themselves and What Their Deeds Cost Us

Artificial intelligence – dream or nightmare?
Information technology has become the 5th Konratieff cycle and artificial intelligence (AI) has entered all of our daily lives. In dealing with AI, people have to deal with completely new questions and situations, however, the first thing to do is to understand what AI is, how it has evolved, where we are today and what the outlook might be. Sita Mazumder will give a tour d’horizon on this in her talk and raise questions that we need to ask and find answers to today on these topics.

Big Data vs. Smart Data: collecting data does not yet yield information and insights.

Sita Mazumder is an expert in innovation, change & crisis management today. Her and her team’s strengths lie in biotech, eCommerce and artificial intelligence. One of her hobbies is algorithmic business.

Her academic journey has taken her to New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Inholland University in the Netherlands, University of the Fraser Valley, and Capilano College in Vancouver, Canada, among others.

In 2011, Sita Mazumder was selected by the U.S. Department of State for Hillary Clinton’s International Visitor Leadership Program. Currently, Sita Mazumder is Professor of IT and Business at the Department of Computer Science at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, where she also serves as Co-Director of the Algorithmic Business Research Lab.

Sita Mazumder is a top speaker on Digital Transformation, Sustainable Business Models in the Digital Age and Innovation & Change Management.

Sita Mazumder lectures at various institutions in Switzerland and abroad, holds a visiting professorship in Luxembourg and regularly appears as a speaker and moderator. Her professional career includes, among others, the Swiss Federal Banking Commission (today’s FINMA), UBS AG and her former company, Dr. Sita Mazumder Consulting.

Sita Mazumder also runs her own consulting company PURPLE Consult and serves as a member of the board of directors and supervisory board, for example of Hiltl AG, Clientis AG and Josef Manner & Comp. AG. In addition, she is a member of the Swiss Federal Electricity Commission ElCom. Sita Mazumder is the author of numerous books, articles and columns.