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Executive Committee

Thomas Seiler, CEO
Thomas Seiler, Chief Executive Officer, Head of Marketing and Sales
Thomas Seiler has served as a member of the Board of Directors and as CEO since the incorporation of u‑blox Holding AG in 2007. He serves as CEO and Head of Marketing and Sales of u‑blox AG since 2002. In 2006 he was appointed member of the Board of Directors of u‑blox AG. Thomas Seiler holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) and a MBA diploma from INSEAD, France. In 1987 he was appointed member of the executive committee of Melcher Holding AG, Switzerland and CEO from 1991 to 1998. Thereafter, he served as CEO of Kistler Holding AG, Switzerland from 1999 to 2001. Thomas Seiler is a member of the Board of Artum AG, Switzerland.

 

Daniel Ammann
Daniel Ammann, Positioning Product Development, Co‑founder u‑blox AG
Daniel Ammann has served as Executive Vice President (R&D Software) of u‑blox Holding AG from 2007 to 2012. He has been a member of the Board of u‑blox AG from 1997 to 2003 and acted as Executive Vice President R&D Software from 1997 to 2012. He acts as Executive Director Positioning Product Development since 2012. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH). From 1995 to 1997 he was a research assistant and project manager at ETH. In 1997, he co‑founded u‑blox AG. Daniel Ammann is a member of the Board of Scancorner AG, Switzerland.

 

Andreas Thiel, Executive Vice President
Andreas Thiel, Wireless Product Development, Co‑founder u‑blox AG

Andreas Thiel has served as Executive Vice President (R&D Hardware) of u‑blox Holding AG from 2007 to 2012 and as Executive Vice President R&D Hardware of u‑blox AG from 1997 to 2012. He acts as Executive Director Cellular Product Development since 2012. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from Aachen University (RWTH) in Germany. From 1994 to 1997 he was a research assistant and project manager at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH). In 1997, he co‑founded u‑blox AG.

 

Jean‑Pierre Wyss, Executive Vice President
Jean‑Pierre Wyss, Head of Production and Logistics, Co‑founder u‑blox AG
Since the incorporation of u‑blox Holding AG in 2007 Jean‑Pierre Wyss has served as a member of the Board of Directors and, until 2011, as CFO. Since 1997, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors, CFO (until 2011) and Head of Production and Logistics of u‑blox AG. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) and a Finance for Executives diploma from INSEAD in Singapore. From 1995 to 1997 he was a research assistant and project manager at ETH. In 1997, he co‑founded u‑blox AG. Jean‑Pierre Wyss is a member of the board of Ardo Medical AG, Switzerland.

 

Roland Jud, Chief Financial Officer
Roland Jud, Chief Financial Officer
Roland Jud has been appointed CFO of both u‑blox Holding AG and u‑blox AG in 2011. He holds a degree in economics from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), a diploma as Swiss Certified Auditor (CPA) and a diploma as Certified IFRS/ IAS Accountant. From 1992 until 1999 he was auditor and consultant at KPMG. He served as Group Controller and Deputy CFO at Gurit‑Heberlein Holding AG, Switzerland from 1999 to 2008. Thereafter, he was Head of Accounting, Reporting and ICS at Ascom Holding AG, Switzerland until 2010. From 2010 until 2011 he held the position of CFO and member of the executive committee at Nexgen AG, Switzerland. Roland Jud is a member of the advisory board of c‑crowd AG, Zürich.