Ludwig Oechslin is the thinker behind ochs und junior’s watches. He started ochs und junior with entrepreneur Beat Weinmann with the goal of creating useful mechanical watches.
Oechslin’s C.V. (PDF) covers his watchmaking projects for Ulysse Nardin (the Freak, Moonstruck, Trilogy of Time, Perpetual GMT, and Sonata), as well as his academic studies (mathematics, archeology, ancient history, astronomy and classical Greek at the University of Basel; doctorate in Theoretical Physics from the University of Bern). Oechslin was director of the Musée International d’Horlogerie (MIH) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland from 2001-2014. A selection of external resources about Oechslin can be found in the gray box below.