Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
René was previously CEO at Accarda AG, which also belongs to Viseca. He brings with him extensive experience in the B2B project business and has held senior management positions for many years. Among others, he was a member of the Group Executive Board of Swisscom AG, a member of the Executive Board of Sunrise Communications and Chief Financial Officer of SIG Pack. He holds a lic. oec. publ. degree from the University of Zurich and is a lecturer in corporate management at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland
Chief Product Officer (CPO)
Amancio is a curious and inspiring mind who comes from an immigrant family. He beliefs in the power of inclusion, perspectives, and everything-is-achievable. His bold perspectives and approaches for API product thinking are recognized worldwide and made him a renowned thought leader and influencer in the API space. He’s actively supporting Women in STEM initiatives and is mentoring people. He has 10+ years of experience in IT consulting and product management, holds a Ph.D. in recommender systems, and owns one of the rare SDCC 2015 Exclusive Power Rangers Limited Black Edition Legacy Saba Saber.
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Olivier strives for operational excellence, ensures that we deliver value in an efficient way and cares about the way we foster our innovation culture. Prior to Contovista, he worked as a developer, consultant and led international project teams for the Swiss IT service provider ELCA for more than 10 years. Olivier holds an engineering diploma in Computer Science from the University of Applied Sciences HES-SO and a management degree from the ETH Zurich (MAS MTEC).
Chief Sales Officer (CSO)
Claudia is passionate about helping customers achieve their goals and loves to jointly design creative solutions to their business pains. Before joining Contovista, Claudia led the Global Customer Success function at Appway, and built international teams for Lithium Technologies/Khoros and Google. Claudia is bringing in 15+ years of experience in growing B2B software companies to further scale Contovista and delight our customers through data-driven banking. Claudia holds a Master’s Degree in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Vienna and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Open University, UK.
Alexander loves to help customers create delightful digital experiences for their end clients. Before joining Contovista, he led the Business Development efforts at jemmic, a fin-tech focused on secure instant messaging solutions. He managed the CrontoSign Swiss community of over 20 banks and worked at BNP Paribas (Switzerland) in their E-Banking Team. He is equally passionate about UX Design and has worked on a variety of mobile and web projects in a UX / UI role. Alexander holds a Business Management degree from the Business School of Lausanne.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Remo has over a decade of experience in creating software to solve challenging problems. Always keeping the customers’ needs in mind he’s dedicated to finding simple solutions. Before Contovista, he was working on large CRM systems for various clients in the insurance and finance industry. Remo holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW.
Head of People & Culture
Anika strives to find new forms of collaboration and leadership. She supports the work force in their employment journey, reaches out to new potential candidates and promotes exciting initiatives. Anika has over 12 years experience in Human Resources. She started her career in IT companies such as Google and prior to joining Contovista she was Head of HR in a Private Bank. At Contovista she merges her IT and banking experience.
Senior Software Engineer
Jurij is passionate about software development and how it can be made more efficient. Before coming to Contovista he implemented interfaces and applications in the credit card field for several years. In his free time he enjoys doing sports and reading. He has a Computer Science degree from the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt.
Senior Project Manager
Eliane manages projects at Contovista and ensures an easy implementation of Contovista's data driven solutions. Before joining Contovista, Eliane worked as a product and project manager for a bank. She was responsible for card and payment products and managed digitisation projects in this area. Eliane holds an MSc in Applied Information and Data Science as well as a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a focus on Controlling and Accounting.
Senior Data Scientist
Martin started his scientific career in Neuroscience. He has experience in the energy sector where he analyzed patterns in power consumption of electrical devices. After some years in the travel industry he moved on to the financial sector where he worked several years for a big Swiss retail bank. Martin is especially passionate about geo-computing and deep-learning. Martin did his PhD in the Statistics Unit of the psychology department of University of Münster.
Senior Software Engineer
Mrudula is a software developer with a lot of experience developing applications for web and mobile using different front-end technologies. She has done her bachelors in computer science at the KLC University in India. She likes to solve problems and believes that most of them have a simple solution. She is passionate about coding and trying out new technologies as well as finding simple yet scalable solutions.
Senior Project Manager
Ilario is a highly analytical thinker with a passion for technology. Before joining Contovista he worked as an IT-Consultant for the banking industry, where he developed a profound knowledge of Avaloq Banking Suite. During this time, he had the opportunity to work on rebalancing algorithms for portfolios and on interfaces to connect Avaloq to third party products. Apart from that he acquired expertise in blockchain technology, where he studied the possible use of this upcoming technology in the banking sector. Ilario completed his doctorate in computational statistical physics at ETH Zürich where he developed algorithms to perform simulations of graphene and studied the results using statistical tools. Before he studied Physics at ETH Zürich.
Senior Software Engineer
Nandor enjoys solving business problems through software development, and all the various forms of communication it entails. He comes from a consulting background and holds a BSc in Business Informatics. On sunny days, he takes long walks in nature, where he can think and write about stuff like corporate culture, personal identity and self-actualisation.
As a data analyst, Aymeric is enabling people to be “data-informed”, supporting their decision making process with insightful analyses. Aymeric has a Master in Finance and worked several years at a global bank. He believes that “data-driven” banking is critical for the digitalisation of financial services and started a journey as a Data Science consultant that he is now continuing as a Data Analyst at Contovista.
Senior Business Development Manager
Pascal has a passion for sales and software products in the financial industry with more than 15 years’ experience in large and small sized companies. Helping organization to identify, formulate and communicate their unique selling proposition and making them successful is what he enjoys the most. Starting in Consulting, then moving into the software sell-side for over 13 years – from project implementation, product management and finally account management and sales – Pascal has seen almost all aspects of successful product companies and with spending the last 8 years in Sales he can really help startups to get their product communication in order and help to organize, plan and execute targeted sales strategies.
Data Calibration Specialist
Zora works as a Data Calibration Specialist at Contovista. She studies Banking & Finance at the University of Zurich. Her part-time employment at Contovista gives her the opportunity to gain valuable work experience while studying.
Mihai puts high value on continuous self-improvement and growth as a software developer. He believes in the importance of mastering the art of clean and scalable code. Before joining Contovista, he has worked on outsourced projects for several well-known German and Swiss organisations. Mihai holds an Engineering Degree in Computer Science from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca.
Principal Software Developer
Faheem has a passion for acquiring knowledge and crafting new things. He has experience in the Fintech industry where he designed and implemented solutions based on microservices architecture from the ground up. Faheem has a solid footing in computer science with a PhD in Computer Systems from ETH Zürich and a masters degree in Software Engineering from the University of York.
Niki puts the customer's digital business challenges at the center of its consulting. The core of a fruitful and long-lasting relationship with the customer is the understanding of the fundamental business pains and the joint development of customized cutting-edge digital solutions for them. Prior to Contovista Niki has worked for a Swiss Start-up and an international fast growing Danish B2B SaaS company. Niki holds a Master of Arts in Social Science in Communication from the University of Zurich.
Niklaus has one great passion – programming. He completed his education as an Application Developer and has since then worked on different parts of the Software Stack. In his free time he likes to work on open source projects and just in time compilers. Before joining Contovista he was the lead developer for an online lending platform.
Łukasz is one of our Software Developers. Before joining Contovista he was engineering custom applications for various branches. His biggest drive is finding a technology that will allow him to implement simple and flexible solution. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Wrocław, Poland.