Frederic Kaplan is a French engineer, researcher and entrepreneur, living and working in Switzerland. He holds the Digital Humanities Chair at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and directs the EPFL Digital Humanities Lab. He is also the founder and president of OZWE, a company that designs and produces innovative interfaces and consumer electronic products and of bookapp.com, a joint venture focusing on digital publications.
He graduated as an engineer of the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications in Paris and received a PhD degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University Paris VI. Before coming to Switzerland, he worked ten year