Nicolas Zahn is studied political science, public law, and economics at the University of Zürich (B.A) and international affairs at the Graduate Institute Geneva and George Washington University Washington D.C. (M.A). He is a long-time member and frequent contributor for the Swiss-based think-tanks foraus and reatch and publishes regularly on various aspects of digital transformation and politics.
After a Mercator fellowship on international affairs with a focus on digital transformation in the public sector he worked as an IT consultant and now works as Digital Trust Expert and Operations Manager at the Swiss Digital Initiative as well as an independent Digital Expert. In addition to lectures he also engages politically in all things cyber. He lives in Zürich.