Moritz von Zahn studied Industrial Engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). During his studies, he focused on statistics, financial economics and the application of AI.
Moritz von Zahn has been a visiting student at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in Mexico City, at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, and at ETH Zurich. In Zurich, he also wrote his master's thesis, "The cost of fairness in AI: Evidence from e-commerce," which examines financial implications of fair AI in clickstream analytics.
He has gained practical experience by working with companies such as Robert Bosch GmbH, Swisscom AG and McKinsey & Company.
Since February 2021, Moritz von Zahn is part of the research team at the Chair of Information Systems and Information Management, led by Prof. Dr. Oliver Hinz.