Wolfram Höpken is professor for Business Informatics at the University of
Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten and director of the Institute for Digital Transformation.
His main research fields are business intelligence and data mining, semantic web & interoperability
and ICT systems in Tourism. He has been involved in several research projects in the area of
semantic web and seamless data interchange in tourism (EU-funded projects Harmonise, Harmo-TEN,
Euromuse, HarmoSearch) as well as in the area of knowledge discovery and management within tourism
destinations. Wolfram Höpken has been vice-president, commercial director and member of the
management board of IFITT for more than 15 years.
He has been research track chair of the ENTER conference 2009 and overall chair of ENTER 2014.
He has chaired the CEN/ISSS workshop eTOUR dealing with harmonization in the field of tourism.
Wolfram Höpken has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and is
associate editor of the Journal of Information Technology & Tourism.