Master of Computer Science (EPFL)
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Professional experience (26 years, 4 months)
(17 years, 8 months)
- Nov 1995 - present
- Aug 2012 - present
(13 years, 1 month)
- Jun 2000 - present
- Dec 1995
(1 year, 10 months)
- Mar 1994 - Dec 1995
- Mar 1994
(2 years, 1 month)
- Mar 1992 - Mar 1994
- Mar 1992
(2 years, 3 months)
- Jan 1990 - Mar 1992
- Dec 1989
(2 years, 10 months)
- Mar 1987 - Dec 1989
- Employment status
- 2000 - 2002
- 1985 - 1990
Marcel Baumann is working in the software and technology industry since 1990. Starting as software engineer in an industrial research and development department he worked later as international coach for a major Swiss consulting company. The next steps were project leader and system architect for a complex industrial production system for the semiconductor industry.
He founded a software services company with two partners in 1995 and developed it from a start-up with three employees to a medium sized Swiss software services company with two hundred collaborators.
Executive manager – responsibility for hundred eighty skilled engineers and collaborators -. He is founder and developer of new business units. The responsibilities covers strategy, marketing and sales, technology leadership, human resources, operations and finances
Chief Technology Officer
Technical sales and marketing manager
Business unit leader, project manager (Agile Scrum), project leader (Agile Scrum), requirement engineer, coach and software system architect, trainer
Languages: German (fluent), English (fluent), French (mother tongue)
Strong soft skills as mentor, coach and manager. His pleasant and friendly personality contributes to successful and positive teamwork within the company and both colleagues and collaborators appreciate to work with him.
Experience with international teams in Europe, Canada, USA and Singapore
Senior management position with a strong emphasis to build-up new departments, markets or line of products. The previous jobs and experiences have a strong bias to IT and technology oriented companies. I particularly enjoy CTO tasks and business development.
Integration activities as mentor and coach with colleagues and collaborators. Helping people and teams to develop new capabilities is a very empowering task.
- Master in Software Engineering ETH Lausanne (1990)
- Executive Master of Corporate Management (2004)
- Coaching and team moderation, presentation techniques, sales techniques and interviews, board of directors training
- Trainer and expert in technical universities – FH Horw, Fribourg, Bern, Siders, etc. – and companies
- He is speaker in technical universities and events in Switzerland and in Europe (Software Quality Days Wien 2011, Swiss Quality Days 2010, OOP 2010, SET 2010, SwissICT LAS Scrum 2009-2010, Embedded Computing Event 2009)
- Certified Scrum Practitioner CSP and certified Scrum Master CSM, certified Java programmer SCJP, certified C++ programmer
Free time activities
Aikido – http://www.aikidojo.ch – as member and trainer, jogging, hiking
1995 – 2012: bbv Software Engineering AG - http://www.bbv.ch -
bbv Software Services AG is a well-known service provider for successful customized software solutions for industry, finance and insurance companies. He is one of the founders of the company and one of the architects developing the company from a startup to a medium sized company. During the development of the company had the role of CTO, sales manager, operative management. Currently he is president and member of the board of directors and CTO.
The company employs 180 persons and has a turn-over of 26.0 MCHF in 2011.
During the development of the company he took over various management responsibilities in the area of business development, strategic orientation, human resources development, marketing, technology selection. He worked as a major business development responsible, sales responsible and coach in customer projects.
He rounded his experiences with the formation of executive master of corporate management.
Project leader, architect and coach for insurance and medicinal technologies companies. He worked also as J2EE architect for enterprise Java solutions. He is certified Java and C++ developer.
2008 – 2011: various companies -
Research and Development manager coach and Agile Scrum coach for software development departments.
2007 – 2011: Roche Diagnostics AG – http://www.roche-rotkreuz.com -
Project leader for the realization of a product family of diagnostics products – Women Health, Companion Diagnostics, µBiology -for the molecular diagnostic market. The products are sold worldwide and are accordingly regulatory certified – FDA, EU -. The time schedule was very ambitious and the products were delivered on time.
The project team is around fifteen engineers and is managed using the Scrum method. The technologies are Scrum, UML, .NET 3.5, Oracle and regulatory constraints.
September 2006 - March 2007:
He took a sabbatical leave of seven months and travelled through South East Asia and Japan with his life partner Alexandra.
2000 – 2004: Swiss Re – http://www.swissre.com -
Architect for the mission critical worldwide property and casualty insurance contract management systems. The applications manages all property and casualty contracts of Swiss Re and provides extensive support for risks and pricing during the definition of the contracts.
The project team was around ten engineers and used agile methods. The technologies are JEE, Hibernate, UML, MDA, Oracle, DB2, ESB, data warehouse.
1998 – 2000, 2004 – 2006: Swiss Life – http://www.swisslife.ch -
Responsible for the definition and realization of company wide services for the private insurance business unit. The architecture is a SOA based approach with integration of legacy systems.
The technologies are SOA, ESB and Tuxedo to interface legacy systems, Java, C++, Oracle, asynchronous communication for scalable systems
1995 – 1997: Tactical communications systems
Technical project leader and main architect for a family of secure communication products – PSTN, GSM, data link, fax – used by police, ministries and embassies
The technologies are RUP, UML, C++, embedded kernels and ITU standards. A strong emphasis on cryptography and confidentiality existed for this project.
1994 – 1995: ESEC SA - http://www.oerlikon.com/assembly_equipment -
Technical project leader and application architect for a complex industrial automation project for the semi-conductor industry. The application was developed using object-oriented methods and the Smalltalk environment. Machine communication was realized in C++.
Integration and deployment of the product by customers in Singapore
1992 – 1994: Zuelke Engineering AG - http://www.zuehlke.ch -
International coaching for object-oriented technologies – UML, Booch, Rumbaugh, CRC, RUP -, technology introduction and project management. Migration projects form functional methods to object-oriented methods were a key activity. The realization was done in C/C++.
1990 – 1992: Landis & Gyr AG - http://www.sbt.siemens.com -
Research and development of quality insurance and software engineering tools used in industrial projects.
Implementation of quality metrics and test coverage instrumentation for products used in building control and metering. These products must have a very high quality and are produced in high numbers.
1990: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne - http://www.epfl.ch -
Graduated in January 1990 as Master of Computer Science
1987: Ministry of environment of Ontario - http://www.ene.gov.on.ca -
Trainee in the ministry of environment of Ontario in Toronto, Canada as a database application developer and VAX/VMS system manager
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