Roland is leading the industry strategy for financial services at hybris. This includes responsibility for the product roadmap of hybris applications that are tailored to the FS industry as well as the oversight of go-to-market activities around these products on a global level.
Before assuming his role at hybris Roland was Head of Business Development for the Financial Services Industry at SAP Switzerland. In this role he was responsible for the local go-to-market strategy of insurance and banking specific solutions out of the SAP industry applications portfolio.
Prior to joining SAP, Roland worked in different business roles in the financial services industry. He started his career as a strategic inhouse consultant at Swiss Re where he was involved in projects like the introduction of US-GAAP and several mergers & acquisitions all over Europe. Later he moved to SIX Group, a local financial service provider, where he had the role of deputy CIO and was responsible for the ATM and POS transactions network of all Swiss Banks. He then moved over to the largest personal accident insurer in Switzerland where he was responsible for the introduction of CRM and back-office solutions based on SAP technology.
Roland holds masters degrees in Economics and Business Engineering as well as an Executive Diploma in Insurance Management.