Brigitte Kobi

Welcome to my professional profile

 

Please contact me if you feel that I can support you and your business.

What I studied.

Academic Degrees.

  • Master ETH | ETH Zurich
    History and Philosophy of Knowledge.

  • B.A. University of Lucerne Communication Science & Philosophy.

  • Commercial Diploma Handelsschule Weinfelden(Commercial school).

Marketing.

Project Management.

Information Technology.

 
  • Cisco | Fulltime training during four months (Boot camp) | certified CCIE Drake.

  • Cisco | Specialisation in Voice over IP, Wireless Technologies and UCC.

 

  • Microsoft | Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE).

  • Webmaster | 6 months training | Certified (HTML, CSS | Graphic Design).

 

 

Languages I speak.

German.

Mother-tongue

I also speak Swiss-German.

English.

Fluent | verbally and written

(Certificate of Proficiency in English)

French.

Fluent | verbally and written.

(Alliance Française - Diplôme de la Langue Française)

 

Core Competences.

Marketing & Business Development

Marketing

  • Digitalisation and marketing strategies for the luxury segment

  • Supporting start-ups and SMB's with the development of there (digital) marketing strategies

  • Social media

  • Building go-to-market strategies of my own luxury businesses

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Business Development.

I am an entrepreneurial thinking person and therefore I know what it takes to bring a unique idea to the market by designing and implementing holistic marketing concepts and strategies.

Experience.

  • I built, managed and successfully sold my own IT consultancy that specialised in project rescue.

  • Actually building two e-commerce businesses in the luxury segment.

  • Consulting of other SMEs concerning, marketing strategies, websites and corporate design.

  • Building a new team within Hewlett-Packard's newly established networking department. Lead-presales Networking department.

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Information Technology

Project Management.

More than 15 years of project management of international and national projects of various sizes.

Industries.

  • Finance industry
  • Management consulting
  • Telecommunication
  • Software companies
  • Pharmaceutical

Project content.

  • Digitalisation & Transformation
    • Transforming working processes from analogue to online for digital collaboration incl. user education
    • Digitisation project for a multi-national consulting enterprise.
  • IT infrastructure
  • Software development
  • Process development and optimization

Technical kowldege.

  • Web technologies (HTML, Mobile, CMS, Web shop)
  • Solution architecure IP-networks.
  • Engineering

Analytical Skills. Problem Solving.

Project Turnaround.

  • Analysing root cause of the problem
  • Re-planning project

Communication.

  • Clear and targeted communication and presentation skills throughout all hierarchy levels.
  • Project marketing
  • User training

IT Projects I Led

Needless to say that this is not the complete list.

Digitalisation. Transformation.

Multinational Management Consultancy.

  • Project lead and overall management of a pioneering digitalisation and transformation project which changed the way of working for 3000 users and enabled digital collaboration.

  • The project scope comprised a new Intranet, digital handling of internal news, document and knowledge management system and changed business processes from manual to digital.

  • Project marketing in order to improve the acceptance of the solution. Workshops and demonstrations at all offices within Switzerland.

  • Working in close collaboration with all business units by conducting workshops in order to understand business requirements and implementing the respective technical solution.

  • Communication throughout all hierarchy levels to technical and non-technical experts.

  • Management of all internal and external stakeholders, such as business representatives, service providers, C-level management and steering committee.

 

Project Rescue.

Financial Service Provider.

Turnaround / management of a complex international software development project (based on Oracle).

  • Root-cause analysis togehter with the internal team and external resources.
  • Collaboration with test-management, software engineering, management.

Software development company.

Turnaround / management of a software project, rollout to 200 external customers.

  • Collaboration with internal software development, management and external customers.
  • Re-organisation of the rollout; delivered in time.

Infrastructure Projects.

Telecommunication provider.

  • Management of various infrastructure projects.
  • Presales Outsourcing projects (management of the presales team consisting of service architects, finance, management).