James B. Glattfelder holds a M.Sc. in theoretical physics and a Ph.D. in the study of complex systems, both from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. He co-authored the study "The Network of Global Corporate Control" which was recently covered in dozens of news media world-wide and sparked controversial discussions. He is a senior researcher at Olsen Ltd, a quantitative FX investment manager in Zurich, focusing on market-stabilizing algorithms. His interests include the philosophy of science next to societal issues.