rolemodels

Role Model Interview with Nicole Büttner

Each month we ask one individual in our network a few questions about their way into tech, their motivation and their lessons learned. This month we had the great pleasure to virtually sit together with Nicole Büttner. Nicole is co-founder … Read More

Role Model Interview with Sylvie Reinhard

Every month we ask one individual in our network a few questions about their way into tech, their motivation and their lessons learned. Sylvie Reinhard is president of the board of directors at Republik, the digital magazine for politics, business, society and culture. She is a wholehearted entrepreneur in the field of technology who began her career in 2000 at an IT start-up in the cybersecurity area. Sylvie points out that digitization has been fostering a new leadership style. A participatory leadership style of stewardship, rather than the lonely captains knowing it all … Read More

Role Model Interview with Bettina Hirsig from Powercoders

Each month we have the honour of interviewing one role model that shares her story of how she became part of the tech industry with us as well as what she learned a long the way. This month we had … Read More

Role model: Anna Lisa Martin-Niedecken

Each month we ask one individual in our network a few questions about their way into tech, their motivation and their lessons learned. Anna Lisa Martin-Niedecken (36) and her co-founders of Sphery developed the “ExerCube” – a combination of video game and fitness equipment: Surrounded by three digital walls and with sensors on the wrists and ankles, the user plays a video game with the whole body. Throughout her life, the potential of consciously using technology in bridging certain gaps – be it between people or between people and technology; in particular by creating technology-based, body-centred and playful experiences – has fascinated Anna. And recently, Anna was elected for #Digitalshapers20 by the Bilanz in the category creatives (…) … Read More

Role model: Tilke Judd

Each month we ask one individual in our network a few questions about their way into tech, their motivation and their lessons learned. Tilke Judd was born in Canada, grew up in the USA with a Canadian Dad and a Dutch Mom, and now lives in Zurich. She danced ballroom and studied at MIT for over 10 years (BS in Math, MS and PhD in computer science). Inventing the future and working on problems that don’t yet have solutions is what drives her at work (…)  … Read More

Role model: Simone Schürle

Each month we ask one individual in our network a few questions about their way into tech, their motivation and their lessons learned. Simone Schürle grew up in a tiny village close to Ulm – during high school she discovered her particular passion and excitement for maths and physics which formed the basis of her professional career following. In her studies, Simone became fascinated by the idea to build something completely new, potentially invent something that could change how we do certain things! (…) … Read More

Role Model: Elcin Biren

Every month we ask one individual in our network a few questions about their way into tech, their motivation and their lessons learned. This month we sat together with Elcin Biren, Associate Director in the Chief Information Security Office at UBS and Chairwoman Swiss Cyber Forum … Read More

Role model: Margarita Chli

Every month we ask one individual in our network a few questions about their way into tech, their motivation and their lessons learned. This month we sat together with Margarita Chli, assistant professor at ETH Zurich, leading a small team of … Read More

Role model: Cristina Riesen

Every month we ask one individual in our network a few questions about their way into tech, their motivation and their lessons learned. This month we sat together with Cristina Riesen, founder of Educreation Foundation and talked about her way … Read More

Role model: Sandra Tobler

Every month we ask one individual in our network a few questions about their way into tech, their motivation and their lessons learned. This month we sat together with Sandra Tobler, Co-Founder and CEO at Futurae, a cybersecurity startup from Zurich. … Read More