Leo Zorc, BA, Scientific Coordinator

Leo Zorc was Scientific Coordinator, Swiss Art Research Infrastructure (SARI) at the University of Zurich, and Project Assistant gta Digital at the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich.

He studied Economics (BA) as well as Art History and the Theory and History of Photography (BA and cand. MA) at the University of Zurich. He worked as an assistant Investment Research and Advisory, Rothschild Bank (2009–2014), as digitization project collaborator at ETH’s Collection of Prints and Drawings (2014–15), and held several student assistant’s positions during his studies at the University of Zurich. 2015–17, he was editing manager in the database team at the Swiss Institute for Art Research. In 2016, he co-organized the Getty Summer Institute Digital Collectionsthat was held in Zurich and Lausanne. Leo Zorc focuses on data modeling, databases (legacy, migrations), data curation, mapping data models to popular ontologies. His fields of interest are Digital Art History and its research databases, Linked Open Data and the semantic web in general.