Maurice Jakesch joined Cornell University in 2017 as a PhD student in Information Science. He is advised by Mor Naaman and works with the Social Technologies Lab. He is a fellow at the Cornell Tech Digital Life Initiative and the German National Academic Foundation.
He received a BSc in Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich, an MSc in Information Technology from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and an MA in Philosophy of Science and Technology from TU Munich. He also got a Technology Management degree from the CDTM, Germany’s coolest innovation institute.
He interned with Facebook Core Data Science, GE’s Digital Foundries and BMW Connected Mobility. He helped develop TeleClinic, Germany’s first eHealth platform, and volunteers for the MIT D-Lab Innovation Network.