Johann Sievering is born in Geneva on May 10, 1962.
He obtained his diploma in electronics and mechanical in 1983, and then he worked in the industry until 1989. He resumed his studies at the University of Geneva, where he obtained his master’s degree in 1995 and has continued in the field of artificial intelligence research and received his Ph.D. in 2001.

Throughout his academic period and after, he taught computer science in different institutions, which gave him the passion for education and has directed and led several projects of e-learning and distance learning technologies in this context. He led and still leads, the bachelors and masters. It has set up several courses in the area of computer science.

He created his company Cmyle in 2006 whose activities are computer science research and development as well as the distance education. He has developed several projects articulated around agent’s technologies and knowledge base management. He participates in and organizes projects in different contexts such as the DIP (Département de l’Instruction Publique de Genève), la DGSI (Direction Générale des Systèmes d’Information de Genève), le SEM (service Écoles-Médias), la SATW (Académie suisse des sciences Engeneering), la HEG (Haute école de gestion de Genève) et le CFPAA (Centre de Formation Professionnelle Arts Appliqués). He is a founding member of the Social-IN3 cooperative.

Today, at the same time he teaches the computer science and leads projects based on new technologies (ICTs) which enable him to maintain and enrich this valuable link between education and industry. Johann Sievering’s technological vision is a future based on mobile, autonomous, adaptive and collaborative components that can represent their own environment, but without forgetting their social and individual impacts. He directs with passion his research and his projects in this direction.