Günter R. Koch
Humboldt Cosmos Multiversity, Austria
Günter R. Koch is President of the Humboldt Cosmos Multiversity, a Discourse and Education Platform established in Tenerife, Spain. By education being a computer scientist educated at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), he enlarged his competences first as an entrepreneur in software industry specialised in Software Engineering in industrial automation, in a next phase as head of an international competence institute in Software Management set up by the European Commission and European IT industry. His engagement in sequence from on 1993 was heading Austria’s largest R&D organisation ARC, today called Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), where he developed and introduced Intellectual Capital Reporting as a method of knowledge management. After he had left ARC in 2003, he initiated a High Level Expert Group under the auspices of the EU Commission on the subject of knowledge reporting. He received several awards, one of it being the 1st class decoration for his achievements in science and arts, awarded by the President of Austria, the latest one in 2019 as Dr.h.c. in Romania for his life achievements in science.