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Organization

We operate in more than 25 countries worldwide. We believe in having a strong local presence, close to our customers. Our field engineers speak the local languages and understand the business culture of their respective regions. We belong to a generation of innovative pioneers and our leadership team has been with the company since our foundation in 1997. That’s who we are.

Executive Committee

Thomas Seiler

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 Piavita.
Andreas Thiel

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

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

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.

Board of Directors

André Müller

André Müller

Chairman of the Board
Mr. André Müller holds a degree in engineering (ETH). André Müller was active as CEO of Cicorel SA (Switzerland) and member of the Cicor Technologies group committee from 2006 - 2009. From 1998 - 2007 he was CEO and as of 1999 chairman of the board of HCT Shaping Systems SA (Switzerland). From 1993 - 1996 he was Vice President and from 1996 - 1998 CEO of ESEC SA (Switzerland). Prior to that, he held different positions in research and development divisions in the aerospace industry. Mr. André Müller is Member of the Board of Essemtec AG (Switzerland), DW Holding AG (Switzerland), Odevis Automation AG (Germany) and Bangerter Microtechnik AG (Switzerland).
Paul van Iseghem

Dr. Paul Van Iseghem

Vice Chairman of the Board
Dr. Paul Van Iseghem was elected member of the Board of Directors of u‑blox Holding AG and u‑blox AG in 2011. He is chairman of the audit committee. He is a Non‑Executive Director. Dr. Paul Van Iseghem holds a PhD in Engineering from the University of California, USA, and a master degree in Engineering from the University of Leuven, Belgium. He led LEM Holding SA as CEO and president from 2005 to 2010. From 2000 to 2005, he led the components division of LEM. Before joining LEM, he held various management positions in Europe and the US in the engineering industry.
Gina Domanig

Gina Domanig

Member of the board
Ms. Gina Domanig holds a bachelor of science degree in Finance and Economics (Arizona State University) and two MBA degrees (Thunderbird School of Management, USA and ESADE, Spain). Gina Domanig is managing partner at Emerald Technology Ventures AG since 2000. From 1991 to 1999, she held various positions at Sulzer AG prior to becoming Senior Vice President, Head of strategic planning and acquisitions. She held different positions in the finance industry from 1988 to 1991. Ms. Domanig is citizen of Switzerland, USA and France. Ms. Domanig is member of the Board of Die Mobiliar Genossenschaft, Switzerland and Chairman of the Board of the Energy Venture Forum, Switzerland.
Gerhard Tröster

Prof. Gerhard Tröster

Member of the Board
Prof. Gerhard Tröster has served as a Member of the Board of Directors since the incorporation of u‑blox Holding AG in 2007. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of u‑blox AG. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and as Executive Officer of u‑blox AG between 1997 and 2001 and as Vice‑Chairman of the Board of Directors between 2001 and 2003. He chairs the nomination and compensation committee. He is a Non‑Executive Director. Prof. Gerhard Tröster holds a Diploma degree from the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany and a PhD degree from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, both in electrical engineering. He led the Advanced Integrated Circuit Design’ group at Telefunken Electronic, Germany from 1984 to 1993. Since 1993 he is Professor for electronics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) heading the Electronics Laboratory. In 1997, he co‑founded u‑blox AG. Prof. Gerhard Tröster is Chairman of the Board of Amphiro AG, Switzerland.

Ulrich Looser

Member of the Board
Mr. Looser has vast experience in private equity investments and consultancy. Prior to founding Berg Looser Rauber & Partners in 2009, he was managing director at Accenture from 2001 -2009, after a career at McKinsey & Company (1987 – 2001). Mr. Looser holds a master’s degree in physics from ETH Zurich and a master’s degree in economics from the University of St. Gallen. Mr. Looser is a board member of Kardex Group, Straumann Group as well as LEM, and is a member of various associations and foundations.
Thomas Seiler

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.
Jean-Pierre Wyss

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.

People & Culture

Sylvia Lu

Sylvia Lu

Senior Engineer, Cellular Technology
"I joined u‑blox seven years ago. I feel excited to be part of this dynamic and diverse environment in which I can use my competencies and at the same time be challenged to create innovative solutions for the next generation wireless systems. Being able to play a part in developing technologies and standards that will ultimately end up in products and improve our lives and society makes my job exciting and fulfilling at the same time. I feel truly grateful to be surrounded by inspiring role models, some of which are incredible women working in tech and woman entrepreneurs. There is so much that still needs to be done to get more women into tech and STEM, and sometimes, just having a mentor to guide you and share their lessons can make all the difference!”

Christian Koehn

Manager Business Supporting IT Services
"I joined u‑blox in 2010 and I was impressed to which extent employees can “be” a company instead of just working for a company. Working at u‑blox became part of my life and goes far beyond a formal contractual relationship. Mutual trust lets you identify with company goals and enables you to fully focus on achieving them. Working within multicultural teams across regions all over the world is exciting and broadens one’s mind to find optimal solutions.
On top of that, the sustainability strategy of u‑blox ensures that not only employees and shareholders participate in the success of the company, but also investments in the environment and social projects are done."

Jennifer Nkire

Key Account Sales Manager
“Company core values are demonstrated every day, it's not just words on the webpage. One reason I joined was the opportunity for professional growth, the management and employees are knowledgeable and are great examples and mentors. It has a truly multi‑cultural, multi‑racial workforce. This diversity makes it a vibrant company in which to work. There is a dynamic, can‑do atmosphere. People are capable and motivated. Good teamwork, all with the same goal. Everyone is respected for their contribution to the success of u‑blox. As a Key Account Sales Manager I enjoy my role because it carries a lot of responsibility and accountability. Also things get done quickly which makes an efficient working environment. There is no gap between senior management and everybody in the team, which creates a great working environment.
The company and its employees have a lot of energy and intelligence and I do genuinely think are often the best in their role in the industry. This makes working in u‑blox a learning experience, which I really value. “
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Yassine Fkih

Associate Engineer Digital IC Development
“It is a real satisfaction for me to work at u‑blox not only at the technical level where I work with highly skilled colleagues in the field of the design of integrated circuits but also at the social level where the working environment is particularly great with friendly human relations.”

Zhenlan Cheng

Senior Engineer Algorithms and Signal Processing
"u‑blox is a high‑tech company that invests heavily in R&D to foster innovation. Not only short term projects are conducted, but also long term challenging projects are well managed. Everyone understands what he/she is doing. It’s exciting to see and contribute to the expansion that the company has been experiencing during the past years.
I like my job because I can take part in the whole design process, from innovative ideas to implementation and verification, and finally you know your contribution is a part of the company success."

Urs Frischknecht

Senior Manager Finance
"It’s a particularly interesting experience to work at u‑blox because the company is growing significantly and constantly trying to improve itself. I have the freedom to make the necessary decisions to do my work properly. Colleagues outside my practice area with whom I have contact are generally cooperative. I can generally decide for myself the best way to get my work done."