I'm a Bay Area based
Swiss Information Scientist,
focused on developing
data visualization projects and tools.

Professional Experience

Product Manager, Visualization and Analysis
January 2015 – Present
    Partner / Technology Lead
    September 2012 – December 2014

    Helped clients manage, design, and realize data visualization projects of any size. Halftone’s mission was to solve industry specific problems and communicate effectively through data visualization and interaction design.

    Director, Engineering
    july 2011 – August 2012
    • Managed a team of 5 engineers.
    • Architected a browser-based visualization platform through all layers of the stack.
    • Followed and led an iterative development process.
    UC Berkeley
    January 2012 – June 2013
    • Taught a graduate level class on Information Visualization.
    • Lecturing, evaluation, and on-the-project coaching for multiple project teams and 40 students.
    Data Visualization Analyst
    Statewide Database, UC Berkeley Law Center for Research
    August 2010 – May 2011
    • Created an interactive visualization prototype for exploratory data analysis based on census data, political indicators and location based data.

    • Created and implemented the communication platform for the Redistricting Group at Berkeley.

    • Developed an information architecture based on the group’s needs.

    Data Visualization Analyst Intern
    July 2010 – August 2010

    Developed an interactive visualization to facilitate visual correlation analysis of large-scale term corpus.

    IT Consultant in Risk Management and Data Processing
    SHS VIVEON AG, Baden, Switzerland
    November 2007 – January 2009
    • Managed a project that implemented a solvency check system for a major Swiss telecommunication company (SOA, Web Services, XML)

    • Provided integration support of standard software solutions into enterprise IT landscape (Oracle, Business Objects)

    • Consulted for data warehousing unit in a banking industry firm

    • Analyzed, designed and implemented data mapping user interface used to configure data warehousing process definitions

    Project Manager, Application Engineer (Oracle / Java)
    UBS AG, Zurich, Switzerland
    January 2006 – September 2007
    • Developed and maintained company-wide data mart facilitating analysis of bulk risks associated with large group companies

    • Created requirements in collaboration with business analysts

    • Developed with an eye on performance management due to large volumes of data (in Oracle 10g)

    • Was part of an internationally operating project team (Zurich, London, Singapore)

    Opposite Web Publishing, Zurich, Switzerland
    June 2000 – December 2007
    • Developed online presences for NGOs and small/medium enterprises (PHP, HTML, MySQL/PostgreSQL, CSS, XML, RSS)
    • Developed database applications to manage inventory and payments for wine dealer
    • Integration of a credit card payment process into an existing shop solution
    • Consulting for web presence integration into communication processes
    • Internet marketing and optimization for search engines
    Software Developer, Online Producer, Project Manager
    Tamedia AG, Zurich, Switzerland
    January 2000 – December 2002
    • Developed various online games and sport event companion sites
    • Technologies: PHP, MySQL


    • Experienced Product Manager, Engineering Lead, and Visualization Designer
    • Creative Thinking
    • Process Design
    • Diverse knowledge in the information space