Philip Shemella

Philip Shemella

…the person

I’m Philip Shemella, a full-stack data professional. I have a PhD in Computational Physics. In my career so far, I’ve gained experience with data analysis, business intelligence, startups, cloud computing, dataops, consulting and mentoring. Based in Z├╝rich, Switzerland, I am active in the civic tech, open data and data visualization communities.

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  • Open Data
  • Civic Tech
  • Visual Analysis


  • Postdoc in High Performance Computing

    IBM Research - Zurich (2011)

  • PhD in Computational Physics

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2008)

  • BSc Physics, Math

    University of Albany (2002)