Keynote Speaker Andy Fitze
Andy Fitze is the Founder of SwissCognitive, Artificial Intelligence Specialist and Industry 4.0 Expert
Andy Fitze - Global Corporate Digital Strategies, Internet of Things & Industry 4.0
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ANDY FITZE – Global Specialist in Artificial Intelligence, Digital Change and Industry 4.0
Andy Fitze’s career
2016 – present Co Founder – Managing Partner – CIO at SwissCognitive – The Global AI Hub; Switzerland
2016 – present Digital Advisor for StartUps & Enterprise Boards; Switzerland
2016 – present Member Board of Directors at swissICT
2016 – present Member of the Board Committee at ICTswitzerland; Switzerland
2015 – present Chairman of the Board of Directors at Service Management Partners; Switzerland
2014 – present Chairman of the Board at Swiss IT Leadership Forum; Switzerland
2010 – present Member of the Strategic Advisory Board & Lecturer at Berner Fachhochschule BFH
2013 – 2016 Group Chief Information Officer – CIO | Member of Extended Board & Cyber Security Steering Board at RUAG; Berne
2006 – 2013 Head IT Governance | Extended Executive Board | Member of Executive IT Committee at PostFinance Ltd; Berne
2001 – 2006 Deputy IT Operations| Head IT Service Management | Teamleader Business Engineering at PostFinance Ltd; Berne
Andy is a pioneer of global online business strategies and tactical leader for multi-million dollar global ICT operations.
Co-founder of SwissCognitive; Chairman of the Swiss IT Leadership Forum; President of the Service Management Partners BoardAndy Fitze and also the co-founder of the SwissCognitive project.
Before this Andy Fitze was Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Swiss technology group RUAG in 2013. In this position, he was a part of the extended Group Executive Board and responsible for IT strategically and operationally.
Before entering RUAG, Andy Fitze was accountable for IT management at PostFinance. During his expert profession, Andy Fitze has managed diverse international projects and operated in management positions in the areas of information technology and technical process automation. Besides, he was also responsible in different roles for strategy, architecture, risk, compliance and process management as well as IT security.
Member of the Board at ICTSwitzerland and SwissICT. Strategy Advisor and Lecturer at the Bern University of Applied Sciences.
Andreas Fitze holds a Swiss degree in electrical engineering (equivalent to a bachelor’s degree) and an Executive MBA HSG.
He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) as well as Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT).
Awards and Prizes
Andy Fitze got the Swiss CIO Award in 2015 – Best IT Manager in Switzerland.
In 2017, Swiss Cognitive was given the third place in the contest for young entrepreneurs in the canton of Zug
- Forbes Top 50 Digital Leaders DACH
- BEST DIGITAL DISRUPTOR START-UP
- As IT Strategist – Swiss CIO Award 2012
CIO |CDO |AI |ML |NLP |
Leader of Digital Transformation |digitalization| Internet of Things IoT.
Andy Fitze’s beliefs and motivations
“He currently advises big corporations, management teams and boards of directors on global online transformation and gives talks around the world.”
Andy Fitze’s publications
- HOW WILL AUGMENT YOUR BRAIN
- Connected Humans, Connected Things: AI and Human Intelligence in 2018
- Interview SWISS CIO
- Mobility: Facilitating Collaboration Between Workbench and Office Employees
- Man and Machine in Harmony