Professor Tomas Ohlin
Born Aug 20, 1934
Married to Eva Lindencrona, PhD.
Five children born, 1963–1980.
1963: Fil kand (B Sc) at Uppsala University (Mathematics, Statistics, Theoretical Physics)
1971: Fil. lic. at Stockholm University. Information Processing (Computer Science)
1999: Adj. Professor at Linköping University, Sweden (Information Systems)
University education and research
1966–67: Lecturer at Institution for Statistics, Stockholm University
1967–68: Lecturer at Institution for Administrative Information Processsing, Royal Institute of Technology/Stockholm University
1967–68: Member of Stockholms Databehandlingsdelegation
1968–70: Secretary, Computing Delegation, Royal Institute of Technology
1974–78: Software research administration & planning STU (Public Research Board)
1988–90: Research, Institute IMIT, Stockholm School of Economics
1993–94: Design of Research program, (CSCW-Man/Machine systems) NUTEK,Public Res Board
1996–97: Design of Research program, (IT for Public Information and democracy), KFB (Public Research Board)
1999: Development of IT education, Sodertorn University College, Stockholm
1999–01: Education and research at Linköping Univ.
2000–03: Scientific leader of Kista, Stockholm of the EU funded ”Cybervote” project
1963–67: Programming, system development, technical marketing, Facit-Odhner/Industridata AB
1981–84: Media development, Viewdata AB
1991–92: Development of public online applications, TeleGuide AB
1991–92: Carried through liberal community radio broadcasting
1993–: Consulting in own consulting company, TELO Konsult AB
2001–03: Chairman, SeniorNet Sweden
1990–: Chairman, Kazbek Balalajka Orchestra.
1972–74: Dataindustriutredningen (Computer Industry Committee), Ministry of Industry; secretary
1975: Datasamordningskommittén (Computer Coordination Committee), Ministry of Finance; expert
1977–78: Datalagstiftningskommittén (Computer Law Committee), Ministry of Justice; expert
1980–82: Informationsteknologiutredningen (Information Technology Committee), Ministry of Education; Secretary General
1983–84: Data- och Elektronikkommittén (Computer and Electronics Committee), Ministry of Industry; member
1984–85: Datadelegationen (Public Computing Delegation), Ministry of the Interior; member
1988–89: Radiolagsutredningen (Broadcasting Legislation Committee), Ministry of Education; expert
1994: IT-Kommissionen (Swedish Information Technology Commission), Prime Minister´s Office; Secretary General
1995–96: Arbetsgrupp för SamhällsGuiden (Working Group for Society Online Guide), Ministry of the Interior; member
1996: Kulturnätutredningen (Culture Net Commission), Ministry of Culture; expert
1996–97: Datalagstiftningskommittén (Computer Law Committee), Ministry of Justice; member
1998: Public Democracy Committee, Ministry of Justice, editorial expert group, report author Public report on Internet based elections (eVoting) in University of Umea.
2001: Analysis on ePanels for Stockholm City.
2004: Working Group for eDemocracy, Ministry of Justice; member. Group reports on eVoting and the Digital Divide.
International Delegate at numerous international conferences, a number of which with own and/or invited papers
Part initiator of ANET (Academic Network of Telecommunications) network, Stockholm, 1989
Advisor on organization of telecommunication public services in Namibia, Africa, 1991
International network of democratic participation activities, concerning eGovernment and eDemocracy, from 1995
Member of Deliberative Democracy Consortium Steering Committee, (international experts), from 2002
Political adviser, 1980+, to the Swedish Liberal Party, concerning Information Technology and Participation.
Swedish (fluent), English (fluent), German (reasonable), French (reasonable), Italian (read).