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Igor Knapp, born in 1968, is a qualified computer science engineer and Team Leader for Interaction Design at Mettler-Toledo GmbH.
In 1993, he successfully completed a design education at the Basel School of Design (Switzerland) and subsequently worked for more than seven years in corporate design. He mainly expanded and developed design guidelines for clients, including telecommunications companies, cantonal and local authorities, as well as an airport orientation system. Later he specialized more and more in the design of digital media and taught web design at the Business IT School Switzerland. In 2006 he graduated as a computer science engineer from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and also worked as a software developer. At the time, bridging know-how between design and software technology came more and more in demand and Igor Knapp was given the opportunity at Mettler-Toledo GmbH to take over managing the Interaction Design team within the software development center.
For more than ten years he has been committed to user-friendly user interfaces by developing operating procedures and optimizing them together with the stakeholders with regard to usability.