During his 37 years at IBM, Andrea served in many positions. Initially developing applications, he went on to do product management, sales, and technical sales for application development tools. He toured the world as Y2K evangelist, authored several books, and was worldwide sales and technical sales executive for mainframe software. Currently, he helps clients in Switzerland to evolve their mainframe environments and thus get the most value out of their investments.
Besides his professional life, Andrea is a volunteering enthusiast and as such served as elected mayor of a small city in Switzerland for the last twelve years. He spends his spare time with his family, on the bicycle, or mountaineering.