Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Swiss National Research Council, International Neural Network Society, Rotary.
Head department British Broadcasting Corporation Brown Boveri, Power Systems Communications Department, Baden, Switzerland, 1967-1977. Member management executive committee Cerberus AG, SVP Research & Technology, Männedorf, Switzerland, 1977-1983. Executive vice president, business area manager British Broadcasting Corporation/ABB Information Technology, Baden, 1984-1988.
President EMPA Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Duebendorf, Switzerland, 1988-2001. Professor information technical Eidgenössische Technology Hochschule, Zurich, 1988-2001, professor emeritus, since 2001. Board directors Zehnder Group Ltd.