Andreas Meier is a professor of computer science at the business of economic and social science faculty of the University of Fribourg. His research areas include eBusiness, eGovernment and information management. After music studies in Vienna, he graduated in mathematics at the ETH in Zurich, doctorate and his habilitation at the Institute for computer science. He conducted research at the IBM Research Lab in California, a systems engineer at IBM Switzerland. He was director of the UBS bank and executive member of the CSS insurance.