Thomas Ifanger


Angestellt, Consultant & Project Manager, andrion ag

Zurich, Switzerland


Financial Services
Business Consulting
Project management
Digital strategy
Business strategy
Innovation Management
IT Solution Engineering
Scrum Master
Design Thinking
Agile Development
New Business Models
Business Development
Value proposition design and development
Rapid Prototyping
Business Model Canvas
Business Model Innovation
Open innovation
Stakeholder Management
Business Coaching
Facilitation (business)
Team Coaching
Requirements Engineering
Software and solution evaluation (RFI’s and RFP’s)
Conflict Management
Creativity & Different Thinking Events & Workshops
Change Management
Strategic Planning
Account management
Market Research
Start-up Consulting
Mobile Payment
Online Payments
Retail Banking
Wealth Management
Information technology


Professional experience for Thomas Ifanger

  • Current 3 years and 6 months, since Feb 2019

    Consultant & Project Manager

    andrion ag

    I offer a unique combination of knowledge and international experience as a passionate leader for driving IT, Consulting and innovation projects, from ideation to successful implementation. With over 15 years of experience in various industries, I am a creative, client-centered, entrepreneurial thinker and problem solver with the sensitivity to identify unfulfilled customer needs. A skilled and empathetic communicator and negotiator, I have a talent in inspiring and convincing decision makers to ...

  • Current 13 years and 7 months, since Jan 2009


    Lecturer of Innovation management at various business schools and institutes

    - ZHAW, Zurich University of Applied Sciences & foodward. - AKAD Business and Business Klubschule, Zurich - Head and lecturer of the innovation management module: HFP Führungsexperte with federal diploma. - Swissmem Academy, Winterthur - Lecturer in CAS innovation management. - SIF, Schweizerisches Institut für Finanzausbildung, Zurich - Innovation management lecturer in MAS Banking & Finance. - Athemia Institut, Zurich - Lecturer, consultant and seminar coach for innovation management.

  • 4 years and 9 months, Mar 2014 - Nov 2018

    Senior innovation manager - deputy head of innovation

    SIX Group
  • 6 years, Jan 2009 - Dec 2014

    Head Competence Center for Innovation Management & Lecturer

    Kalaidos Fachhochschule Schweiz & SIF Schweiz. Institut für Finanzausbildung

  • 5 years and 2 months, Jan 2009 - Feb 2014

    Independent entrepreneur - consultant/trainer/coach/blogger

    Indipendent consulting i.a. with trisystemics consulting group

  • 2 years and 11 months, 2006 - Nov 2008

    Innovation manager/business engineer/consultant - deputy head of business

    UBS AG, Global Wealth Management / Marketing Strategy & Client Development

  • 2002 - 2006

    Innovation & Project Manager Strategic Development Marketing

    MGB (Migros)

  • 1998 - 2002

    Import / Expoort Specialist & Assistant-Chartering-Manager

    Various Companies incl. Billiton Coal (BHP)

    Import & Export, Commodity Trading & International Shipping

  • 1995 - 1997

    Globetrotter & Freelance Travel Journalist

    27 Countries in 27 Month

    Publication of Travel Report Series (Ein Säuliämtler auf Weltreise) in the Swiss Newspaper: "Anzeiger aus dem Bezirk Affoltern"

  • 1987 - 1994

    Trainee & Bank Employee


    Banking apprentice, administrator for foreign securities, junior client advisor - Responsible for operation of client money market investment products. - Administered and controlled international stock exchange transactions.

Educational background for Thomas Ifanger

  • 2011 - 2015

    University of Gloucestershire

    Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (80 ECTS) as part of doctoral program

  • 2007 - 2008

    Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)

    Specialized Subjects: Innovation Management & Engineering, Business Development, Stakeholder Management, System Engineering, Sustainability, Master thesis: "New opportunities for virtual support and virtual advisory services in banking"

  • 2002 - 2004

    Graduate School of Business Administration, Zürich (GSBA)

  • 1987 - 1990

    Banking Apprenticeship as a Commercial Employee with the Federal Diploma

    Zürich Business School


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Spanish


  • French



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