David Abele

Bis 2018, Chief Enterprise Information Architect, Swiss Post

Lausanne, Switzerland


Enterprise Architecture
IT Strategy Development
Business Architecture
Business Process Optimisation
Big Data Architectures
IT Planning
Business Analysis
Project Management
IT Architecture
Business administration
Business Process Management
New Technologies


Professional experience for David Abele

  • Current 3 years and 5 months, since Oct 2020

    Head of Outpost China

    Swiss Post

  • 2 years and 7 months, Apr 2018 - Oct 2020

    EA for IT Strategy & Technology Innovation

    Swiss Post

  • 2 years and 4 months, Jan 2016 - Apr 2018

    Chief Enterprise Information Architect

    Swiss Post

    Accountable for Information Management at Group level. Focusing on information assets that strongly or critically support enterprise business strategies and driving digital business. Driving implementation of a cross-division data analytics capability and crucial building blocks essential to establishing Swiss Post Group as a data-driven company.

  • 2 years and 7 months, May 2013 - Nov 2015

    Head of Data Analytics and IT Architecture

    Telefonica Digital

    Heading the IT Architecture, Data Science, Development and DevOps Teams in TDI, Telefonica Digital, Telefonica's Innovation Business Unit.

  • 2 years and 1 month, May 2011 - May 2013

    Enterprise Architect (B2B | IT Strategy)

    Telefonica O2 UK Ltd

    Steered division-level architecture, and guided IT strategy decisions and investment prioritisation for the B2B division of Telefonica O2 UK.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Nov 2009 - May 2011

    Enterprise Architect | On assignment at Telefonica O2 UK

    Tech Mahindra Ltd

    Information Architecture, IT Planning, Process Automation & Business Architecture

  • 4 months, Aug 2009 - Nov 2009

    Business Consultant

    Greys Mead Ltd (trading as Tellybug)

  • 2006 - 2009

    Career Break - Independent Travel - English & French Teacher

    Asia / Latin America

  • 7 months, Mar 2006 - Sep 2006

    IT Risk Manager / Enterprise Architect

    Deutsche Telekom AG / T-Mobile

    Assessment of T-Mobile UK's risk exposure in relation to its entire IT infrastructure, and launch of a Programme to close main gaps. Part of the Enterprise Architecture team.

  • 2 years and 10 months, Jun 2003 - Mar 2006

    Enterprise Process Architect / Business Architect

    Deutsche Telekom AG / T-Mobile

    Designed pan-European new technology introduction processes. Streamlined and re-engineered cross-functional processes. Played key role in shaping the New Technology and Service Introduction Organisation. Transition to EA role.

  • 1997 - 2003

    Business Process Architect, Software Developer, Product Manager, Finance Manager

    AON Hewitt, PubliGroup, Sun Microsystems, Transalpin Engineering SA

Educational background for David Abele

  • 1999 - 2001

    IT: Business Information Systems

    Université de Lausanne

  • 1996 - 1997

    Economic Science

    Université de Lausanne

    Equivalence afforded in 2007

  • 1993 - 1997

    Economics / Business Administration (Major in Finance)

    Université de Lausanne

    Major in Corporate Finance


  • English


  • French

    First language

  • German

    First language

  • Spanish




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