Stefan Klauser

Stefan Klauser

Formal First Name

Stefan Klauser is Co-Founder and CEO of aisot, the next generation artificial intelligence-based data analytics and forecasts provider. Under his leadership, aisot develops competitive innovations by applying state-of-the-art machine learning and data-as-a-service. Prior to founding aisot, Stefan served as Lead Strategist of Digital Society and Project Lead of FuturlCT2.0/Finance 4.0 at ETH Zurich, where he was also responsible for strategy, community building and outreach. Before his engagement at ETH, he worked for the Swiss Department of Foreign Affairs and the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, where he served as Project Leader for Innovation Initiatives and as Swiss Representative to the OECD Global Science Forum. Stefan co-founded BETH, Blockchain School for Sustainability, and was a member of the Task Force Climate City Cup and the BlockchainX Initiative.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Stefan is a political scientist and fintech expert contributing to the rise of distributed participatory networks.

  • He headed the FuturICT 2.0 project at the Chair of Computational Social Science COSS at ETH Zurich.

  • He co-founded Climate City Cup, a gamified platform that allows individuals and organizations to compete and collaborate in fighting climate change.

  • Previously, he worked for the Swiss Embassy in Washington DC in the area of Science, Technology and Higher Education.


  • Stefan is co-author and editor of a number of books at the intersection of fintech and sustainability.

  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.