Wolfram has more than 20 years of experience in building systems to analyze data, from conducting research, to providing consulting and to creating products and services. He is currently involved in a startup that is developing a software that can quickly and flexibly integrate data from a large variety of sources and can deliver rich analytical applications that are targeted to different user groups. Before this, Wolfram was part of four different startups, the first two of which in Silicon Valley where he also studied management at Stanford University. Wolfram worked for BearingPoint from 1998 to 2012 and helped to build up its Data Warehousing practice.
Together with my great team, we at Pricenow work hard every day to move our start-up forward and establish ourselves in the market for dynamic pricing models with a focus on the tourism industry. It is essential for us to have the best people on board in order to be able to operate in the market with the necessary speed and flexibility. At the same time we try to satisfy their needs as individually as possible and to develop products together with them by consistently focusing on our customers.
Tomas has been with BearingPoint since 2008 after eight years as an entrepreneur in Business Intelligence and analytical CRM solutions in Germany. With a background in Financial Services and the Automotive industry, Tomas has been managing BI/analytics projects for more than 18 years. Data driven and strategic business insight initiatives have been part of Tomas’s focus from early, on helping Swiss Financial Services customers developing and setting up their analytics platforms. Since 2017, Tomas is responsible for BearingPoint’s Big Data & Smart Analytics practice in SIA Region (Switzerland, Italy and Austria).
On May 28 our guests are Reto Trachsel, Founder and CEO of Pricenow & Wolfram Willuhn, Data Science Entrepreneur. We discuss the benefits of start-ups and why the Swiss economy needs these micro-enterprises; why large companies have a hard time innovating and how start-ups can help them. Finally, we look at the criteria that determine success and failure in starting a start-up.