Linda de Winter
Member of Executive Board& Head of Development, Die Post Switzerland
Linda is head of the central Software development Unit and member of the executive board of Swiss Post IT Business Unit and works in the ICT Industry for 22 years. In her position she is responsible for delivering Software and Engineering services for more than 400 Applications and Services and appr. 350 Projects on a yearly basis with a team of appr. 330 Employees organized in 22 teams on 4 sites in Switzerland. Technologies and Solutions include Java, .Net, Mobile, SAP, BI/BO and Database Technologies. Linda drives customer orientation and the movement into agile development within Swiss Post and leads the change process within her organization.
Growing up in the Netherlands and studying Technical Business administration (ing.) on the technical higher school, then studying Business Administration in B2B Marketing on the University (drs.) she started working in the Telecommunication Segment at Siemens in The Hague Netherlands. Later on she also finished an international MBA in Financial and Strategic Management (MBA) in the Netherlands. Through Siemens she moved to Switzerland where she worked internationally and being responsible for rolling out new VoIP Products in the Latin American area. After Siemens she changed her job to the Swiss Telecom provider and worked in several leading positions in Product Management, Outsourcing operations and Development. Since three years she works for Swiss Post heading the Development department. Her strength is leading change in organizations by Vision and Motivation and demanding customer orientation and leadership in Technology. As a mother of three children she shares the care of her family with her working husband.