Kurt Wehrli initiated SITIC in a research project of UBS/Ubilab with EPFL Lausanne back in 2001. Until 2008 he worked for UBS, heading the IT Professional Training organisation. Prior to that, he developed and managed an IT Information Services department and infrastructure to foster knowledge sharing and change through Innovation.
In the nineties Kurt led various projects for the former L&G Technology Innovation AG and set up a track record in systems architecture and integration, information management and internet applications. As CTO of the software company Eigner+Partner in the U.S., he was responsible for managing client acquisitions and projects for industrial workflow and product lifecycle management solutions.
He is a well-known speaker in the fields of business IT architecture, application and strategic trends, IT innovation, change management and talent development.
Kurt studied Business Administration at Kalaidos Fachhochschule Schweiz and earned his Executive MBA FH (federal approval) degree in 2011. Back in the eighties, he studied computer science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH in Zurich, where he got his master’s degree in 1990. Prior to that he studied mathematics, natural sciences and didactics at the University of Zurich and holds a corresponding teaching diploma.