Board of Directors

Clear responsibilities - shared accountability

Dr. iur. Peter Walti, President of the Board

Having been a member of the Board of Directors since 2005, Dr. Peter Walti was elected President at the beginning of 2008. As a lawyer and business economist specialising in the IT industry, he has been running his own law firm since 1991 and has many years of experience as Managing Director of IT service companies and as President of the Swiss Industry Association. In the Swiss IT scene, he is best known as the organizer of the annual IT Executive Forum and numerous IT Executive Roundtables.

Dr. iur. Peter Walti

André Born, Member of the Board

André Born has been on the Board of Directors of adesso Schweiz AG since June 2015. As a result of his almost thirty years of experience as Managing Director of the former Born Informatik AG, the IT Engineer has an extensive network in the Swiss IT industry and currently also works as a consultant for adesso Schweiz AG.

André Born

Prof. Dr. Harald Gall, Member of the Board

Since 2008 Prof. Dr. Harald Gall has been a member of the Board of Directors at adesso Schweiz AG. As professor and Head of the Research Group Software Engineering at the University of Zurich he is particularly involved in software analysis, evolution, maintenance and (re-)engineering as well as quality analysis of large software systems. Therefore, he is very familiar with the core business of adesso Schweiz AG and also acts as an interface between university and company in the context of a cooperation with the Institute for Information Technology (ifi) at the University of Zurich.

Prof. Dr. Harald Gall

Dirk Pothen, Member of the Board

Since beginning of 2020 Dirk Pothen has been a member of the Board of Directors at adesso Schweiz AG. In the Executive Board of adesso SE, Dirk Pothen is responsible for several business areas and the Human Resources department. Furthermore, he is responsible for the foreign subsidiaries of adesso Austria GmbH, adesso Schweiz AG, adesso Bulgaria EOOD, adesso Turkey Bilgi Teknolojileri Ltd. Sti. and the adesso shareholdings ARITHNEA GmbH and com2m GmbH. Prior to that he held various management positions in IT service companies.

Dirk Pothen

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