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Gunter Dueck

Heidelberg, Germany

German philosopher and mathematician

IBM Distinguished Engineer; Chief Technology Officer, IBM Germany (2009-11)

Best-selling author

Professor Dr. Gunter Dueck is a German mathematician and author of ideological and philosophical non-fiction.

Until 2011, Prof. Dr. Dueck served in IBM as a Distinguished Engineer, having joined the company back in 1987 to work on the strategy and technological direction of IBM. His most recent position was CTO (Chief Technology Officer), where he led the “Dynamic Infrastructure” and “Cloud Computing” business of IBM Germany.

Previously, he was a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Bielefeld, Germany; his theory of identification (invented with R. Ahlswede) won the 1990 IEEE Prize Paper Award of the IEEE Information Theory Society.

Prof. Dr. Dueck is a Fellow of the American Association of Engineering IEEE and a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen. In 2011, Computerwoche named him as one of the top 100 influential persons in the IT and Communications industry.

He has authored some satirical-philosophical books on humans, management and life, many of which are best-sellers. The book “Lean Brain Management – Success and more Efficiency by Zero-Intelligence” was celebrated as the 2006 “Management Book of the Year” by the Financial Times Germany.

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"Prof. Dr Dueck focuses on issues that society currently faces, using an open and often satirical presentation style. A lucid and thought-provoking speaker, and known for his clever and innovative ideas, he also advises organisations on how to reap the benefits of the Internet."

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