PMI® Switzerland Chapter

New Members Introductions

Raphael Branger - December 2020

Raphael Branger

Raphael is a pioneer in adapting agile and requirement engineering methods in the context of data and analytics projects. He works as a Principal Consultant Data & Analytics at IT-Logix in Switzerland with more than eighteen years of experience in business intelligence and data warehousing.

Raphael is helping organisations to plan and build what's needed for their data & analytics requirements. He is a strategist, architect, requirements engineer, agile coach but also a developer hence providing a holistic view on the projects he is involved with. He started his career with creating reports and moved on to system engineering for business intelligence platforms. He learned to build new data warehouses from scratch and how to optimize this process following an agile process as well as data warehouse automation. His projects led him from small data to big data to smart data, from simple dashboards to sophisticated data science models.

Raphael holds a master’s degree in information management of the University of Fribourg – Switzerland. In 2017 he became a Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner. He is an active contributor to the community in associations like IBCS, TDWI and SwissVR. He is looking forward to contributing to PMI as well.

You can learn more about Raphael by visiting his LinkedIn profile: 

Jaroslaw Szulc - December 2020

Jaroslaw Szulc

Passionate about digital technologies and multiculturally exposed, Jaroslaw is an experienced business consultant and program/project manager in large-scale IT undertakings for banking, telecommunications, media and public sectors. His prime professional domains are cloud computing, virtualization, big data, BI, data analytics, AI, digital transformations and integrations. He’s an expertin enterprise systems - CRM, ERP, multi-channel (incl. mobile apps) B/OSS suites, real-time financial information and trading platforms, risk evaluation & compliance for banking sector (Thomson- Reuters portfolio). He offers strong competences in IT infrastructure due diligence and strategic consultancy.

Jaroslaw graduated from Warsaw University of Technology in 1998 as a Master of Science in IT&Telecommunications. His professional career started at the technical department of the first mobile operator in Poland in 1997 and led through a number of corporate positions – Product Manager, Key Account Manager, Business Development Manager to name a few. He worked for the ICT industry leaders like Alcatel, Siemens, Orange and Thales Group. He strengthened his business aptitude with postgraduate studies at the Management Dept. of University of Warsaw (2002-2003) and at the Department of Economics (2010), where he gained his European Business Competence Licence.

He’s life in Switzerland started in year 2012, where he focused his career on project and program management. As a Project Manager based in Lausanne, he led several complex projects in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Denmark, Poland and Saudi Arabia. He speaks fluent English (lived four years in NYC, US), native Polish, Russian and has a good command of German, French and Spanish.

He’s favourite mountain place in Switzerland is cloudy SaaS-Fee 

In June 2020 Jaroslaw has successfully passed his certification exam for the Project Management Professional® and is very happy joining Swiss chapter of PMI.

You can learn more about Jaroslaw by visiting his LinkedIn profile

Daniel Ritter - December 2020

Daniel Ritter

Daniel was born in 1982 and now working as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Belimo Automation AG, Hinwil (ZH). He specializes in managing several global digitization projects in parallel.

Daniel joined the Swiss Chapter to foster awareness that project management is a critical success factor.

In his free time, Daniel enjoys mountain biking, skiing and paragliding.

You can learn more about Daniel by visiting his LinkedIn profile

Kevin Rohrbach - December 2020

Kevin Rohrbach

Kevin is a Swiss/English dual citizen who did the Swiss KV and holds a BSc in physiotherapy. He holds a PSM L1 certificate from and is now working on the CAPM to gain deeper understanding and as a step toward a future PMP certification. Kevin has worked at Interactive Brokers since 2007 with a five-year hiatus between 2010-2015 for his studies. He started in clearing but since 2018 he is concentrating more on managing projects as part of the business development team for EMEA. In his current position Kevin works as a project manager focusing mainly on product enhancements, collaboration with European exchanges, and developing Interactive Brokers' European business.

In his free time Kevin enjoys outdoor sports, sailing, reading, photography, and programming in Python. He joined the Swiss Chapter with the desire to meet like-minded people, network, learn, and keep himself up to date with current developments in project management.

You can learn more about Kevin by visiting his LinkedIn profile

Hannes Unterspann - November 2020

hannes unterspann

Hannes is a motivated Project Manager with more than 6 years of experience in leading projects in the real estate sector, especially office refurbishments and fit-outs. He holds a Masters Degree in Construction and Real Estate Management. During his studies he was awarded with multiple scholarships, allowing him to work on projects around the world. Recently, Hannes has achieved one of his long standing goals and became a certified PMP.

Hannes always strives for Quality and Excellence, delivering the best possible outcome to the client. He is solution oriented, goal driven, with focus on processes and compliance. Self-motivation and self-discipline are not new to him, also in private life he enjoys challenges and pushing the limits. Just last year, Hannes completed the Ironman in Zurich and finished among the top 25% overall.

Currently he is looking for a new beginning as freelancer or Project team lead.

Hannes joined the Swiss Chapter to connect with people with the same interests, and to exchange knowledge with others.

You can learn more about Hannes by visiting his LinkedIn profile.