Stephan Haller is a professor at the E-Government Institute of the Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH) and is the European Coordinator of the CPaaS.io project, which aims to develop an open data platform for smart city innovation, combining data from the Internet of Things (IoT) with Open Government and Linked Data . He is also responsible for the Cities & Buildings group in the BFH Centre Digital Society. Stephan has spent almost 20 years of his career in IoT research in Japan, Germany and Switzerland, most of it while working for SAP.