Dr. Florian Baumgartner

Inhaber, co-founder and engineer, 89grad GmbH

Bern, Schweiz


broad technical know-how
always some time to discuss
social skills
just doing


Professional experience for Florian Baumgartner

  • Current 10 years and 9 months, since Oct 2010

    co-founder and engineer

    89grad GmbH

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jan 2009 - Sep 2010

    Head of eXperience, Prototyping and Software

    Swisscom Strategy and Innovation

    Manager of a unit of 30 employees responsible for the creation of new user experiences, design and the rapid development of hard and software (web, rich client, mobile application) prototypes. Further team activities include technology scouting as well as experience and technology consulting.

  • 2 years, Jan 2007 - Dec 2008

    Head of CT Software Engineering


    Manager of a unit of 15 employees in the field of Software development and architectures with a strong focus on rapid development of new product and service prototypes

  • 2 months, Aug 2008 - Sep 2008


    Fachhochschule Bern

    Given lectures: Location Based Systems

  • 1 year and 4 months, Sep 2005 - Dec 2006

    Project Leader Network Access


    Leader of projects in the field of wired and wireless networks and distributed systems. Expert in network architectures and management.

  • 2 years and 10 months, Dec 2002 - Sep 2005


    University of Bern

    Given lectures: Computer Architectures, Network Programming, Network Security, Application Software

  • 11 months, Feb 2002 - Dec 2002

    Visiting Professor

    Purdue University

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jan 2000 - Jan 2002

    System Administrator

    University of Bern

    Responsible for > 100 mainly Linux/Solaris based workplaces. Planning, setup and maintenance of mail, web, backup, computing and file servers.

  • 3 years and 10 months, Apr 1998 - Jan 2002

    Research Assistant

    University of Bern

    Research in the field of computer networks and distributed systems with a strong focus on network simulation. Development of a router simulation soffware suite.

  • 5 months, Oct 1997 - Feb 1998


    IBM Heidelberg

Educational background for Florian Baumgartner

  • 5 months, Feb 2010 - Jun 2010

    venturing course


    financing, marketing, communication, strategic and business aspects of start ups.

  • 6 months, Jan 2008 - Jun 2008

    Swisscom internal management training

    Management Platform

    people, skill and change management

  • 1 month, Dec 2006 - Dec 2006

    Disciplines of Innovation

    Stanford Research Institute

  • 3 years and 10 months, Apr 1998 - Jan 2002

    Computer Science

    University of Bern

    Computer Networks, distributed Systems, system engineering

  • 6 years and 8 months, Nov 1990 - Jun 1997

    Computer Science/Physics

    University of Regensburg

    Computational physics, man machine interaction, information retrieval, artificial intelligence, optimization methods


  • English


  • German

    First language


interesting collaboration offers
business contacts
disruptive ideas


Computer Science (networks
algorithms & operational research)

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