Meet the BitsaboutMe team based in Bern, Switzerland
Christian Kunz, Cofounder & CEO, is a web veteran and data enthusiast. He is convinced that only user centric data models can protect privacy and guarantee that consumers get a fair share of the value generated from their data. He holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from MIT and has spent his corporate career with McKinsey & Company, at eBay where he was responsible for the global advertising business and most recently as CEO of ricardo.ch.
Christophe Legendre, Cofounder & CTO, has been passionate technologist throughout his career. He makes sure we follow the highest standards of security, performance and scalability. He holds a Master in Computer Science from the University of Lille and spent his career as tech lead in R & D and as CTO of two leading online marketplaces, leboncoin.fr and ricardo.ch.
Alper Alan, UX Designer, aims to improve human interaction with data privacy and consent management systems. He has been passionate about designing and developing intelligent applications and evaluating these applications with actual users through field and lab studies. Alper holds a Master in Software Engineering and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southampton and has worked as a researcher in the Meaningful Consent in the Digital Economy Project at the University of Southampton.
Nevena Radovanovic, Front-end Developer, likes creating useful, pleasing and easy to use interface. Her goal is to provide end users enjoyable and high quality user experience. She holds a Master degree in Computer Science from Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
Luka Hamza, Designer & Developer, wants to combine his technical knowledge and sound problem solving skills and apply it to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), so that the online privacy of users is optimally protected. Luka holds a Bachelor in Software engineering from the School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Belgrade and is about to graduate with a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Jan Cristina, Chief Data Scientist, loves turning data into insights. He wants to democratize machine learning so individuals can have access to tools formerly exclusively available to large corporations. Jan holds a Master from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from University of Helsinki and has worked as a researcher in applied mathematics at Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
Lara Hutmacher, Marketing Manager, manages communication and social media. Her goal is to raise the awareness that users need to take control of their personal data. She holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Applied Sciences in Neuchâtel, Switzerland and speaks four languages fluently.