Per Bergamin is Professor for Didactics in Distance Education and E-Learning at the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS). Since 2006 he acts as the Director of the Institute for Research in Open-, Distance- and eLearning (IFeL) and from 2016 on he holds also the UNESCO Chair on personalised and adaptive Distance Education. In May 2020 he is also appointed as extraordinary professor at the Faculty of Education of Northwest University (NWU, ZA). His research activities focus on self-regulated and technology-based personalized and adaptive learning. Central aspects are learning analytics, instructional design, usability and application implementation. As a researcher he cooperates with or leads different national and international projects and contributes to different Swiss advisory boards for E-Learning development. As a teacher he covers the topics of Educational Psychology and E-Didactics. Furthermore he was founder and president of the Executive Board of a Company for E-Business and BI as well as Learning Applications, which he sold in 2016.