Since 2009, Dr. Karin Vey has been serving as an innovation and trend expert at the Industry Solutions Lab (ISL) at IBM Research – Zurich. The ISL is the gateway to IBM Research. As an open think tank, it offers workshops on trends, research, innovation and the future of information technology for various industries, academia, government organizations, and NGOs. At the ISL, her focus is on Government, Education and the Future of Work. Vey’s work reflects her multidisciplinary academic background in physics, communications and psychology. She is also a professor at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen (Germany), where she teaches innovation and knowledge management.