About us

Always ahead, we have in-depth digital knowledge and expertise on the latest opportunities.​

Thanks to our out-of-the-box insights into the core of technology companies, as well as end-customers, we can identify and assess opportunities early on.​

We always strive for sustainable, long-term client relationships. By avoiding jargon and embracing simplicity, we give our clients the confidence to make the boldest decisions.​

Our Team

Management

Ivo Scheiwiller

CEO

Daniel Schurter

Team Leader Gigabit Access

Michèle Meier

Team Leader Marketing

Team

Frank Filipowitz

Solution Architect

Sandra Hanisch

Marketing Manager

Adrian Hodel

Team Leader Energy Solutions

Paul Igunwe

Logistics

Karim Kaufmann

Product Manager Devices

Monika Küng

Finance & HR

Stefania Montagna

SALES ASSISTANT

Bryan Peck

Product Sourcing Asia

Hanspeter Sieber

Solution Architect

Willem Zommerfelds

Senior System Engineer
Ivo Scheiwiller
CEO

Ivo has been with BN since its inception. After his education in technical and business administration, he worked for system houses and global telecom equipment suppliers in sales and management. Since 1996, Ivo has been self-employed and lives his passion of identifying global technology trends and establishing them in the Swiss market through numerous start-ups.

Ivo lives in beautiful Eastern Switzerland and spends his free time with sports, enjoying good food and traveling.
 

Daniel Schurter
TEAM LEADER GIGABIT ACCESS

Dani, Team Leader Gigabit Access, has been with BN since 2011 in several functions and is a member of the management team. After graduating as an electrical engineer, he obtained a postgraduate degree in business administration and an EMBA from the University of Rochester New York. Before joining BN, Dani lived in Brazil for five years and was responsible for market development in South America for Swiss companies.

Dani is married and has two teenage daughters. He enjoys spending his free time with his family and doing sports. His penchant for fine dining also has plenty of room, of course.  
 

Michèle Meier
TEAM LEADER MARKETING

Michèle joined BN in 2019 as Marketing Manager. Since July 2023, she has been responsible for the Marketing Team and is also a member of the Management Team. After studying business administration at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), she worked in the luxury, travel, insurance and hearing aid industries. Most recently, she lived and worked in Sydney, Australia for three years. 

Back in Zurich Michèle spends most of her free time with her young family. In some of her rare quiet moments she can be found taking a stroll on the Käferberg.

Frank Filipowitz
SOLUTION ARCHITECT

Frank has been working at BN since 2010 in various positions, always in connection with customer support. After studying physics in the French speaking part of Switzerland Frank moved to the Zurich area where he worked for various telecom operators.

Frank is married and continues to speak the language of Molière with his wife and children. In the summer he enjoys extensive motorcycle rides.

Sandra Hanisch
MARKETING MANAGER

Sandra joined BN in August 2019 as Marketing Manager. After graduating in business administration in Munich, she worked in the tourism industry for a long time. In 2021, she also completed the CAS Marketing Communications at HWZ. 

The "Munich Kindl" has been living in Zurich since 2016 and loves nature. In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the mountains and jogging.

Adrian Hodel
TEAM LEADER ENERGY SOLUTIONS

Adrian joined BN in 2016 as Manager Operations and and additionally became Team Leader Energy Solutions in 2021.

After graduating from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts for Electrical Engineering in Lucerne with additional business training, he worked for leading global telecom equipment providers in sales, product management, customer support and management.

As an exiled Bernese Oberlander, Adrian has been at home in Central Switzerland for many years. He regularly indulges in his love of snow sports, Mediterranean flair and cuisine.

Paul Igunwe
LOGISTICS

Paul has been with BN since 2013 as Logistician. He was born and raised in Nigeria and moved to Switzerland in 2001. Before BN Paul worked in horticulture and on different production plants.

Paul is married and has two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking for family and friends and travelling. 

Karim Kaufmann
PRODUCT MANAGER DEVICES

Karim Kaufmann joined BN AG in August 2023 as Product Manager Devices. After his education as a constructor in mechanical engineering, he worked, among other things, in technical sales and completed a part-time degree in industrial engineering with a focus on product management & new business development.

In his free time he creates balance through sports.

Monika Küng
FINANCE & HR

Monika has been with BN since 2003. After more than a decade in the insurance industry, a detour into auditing, activities in other telecommunications companies as well as further training in business administration, she is now mainly responsible for finance and human resources at BN, partly also working as support in the back office.

Stefania Montagna
SALES ASSISTANT

Stefania has been working as a Sales Assistant at BN since 2011. She originally completed an apprenticeship as a commercial clerk and continued her education as a business administrator during her professional career, mostly in the healthcare industry.

In her free time, she spends a lot of time in nature and with her family.
 

Bryan Peck
PRODUCT SOURCING ASIA

Bryan is responsible for BN’s product sourcing in Asia and has been with BN since 2015. After graduating in Computer Science at Monash University, Australia, he worked as a field support engineer for Hewlett Packard Singapore and a Taiwanese telecommunications company for 12 years. He is currently based in Taipei.

Hanspeter Sieber
SOLUTION ARCHITECT

Hanspeter joined BN in 2014. He completed his apprenticeship as an FEAM at a large telephony company in Bern. He then attended a technical college to become an electrical engineer and completed a postgraduate degree in business administration. Since 1989 Hanspeter has been working in various fields in the telecommunication sector in different small and large companies.

Willem Zommerfelds
SENIOR SYSTEM ENGINEER

After studying physics in Bern, Willem moved to Brazil in 1989 and worked in the development department of a German synthetic fiber manufacturer before switching to the telecommunications industry in 1994. As a Field Application Engineer for an American DOCSIS system manufacturer, he was responsible for support throughout Latin America before becoming BN's first employee in 2003. As a Senior System Engineer, he is responsible for engineering and support for DOCSIS projects.

Willem loves to spend his free time stand-up paddling on Lake Thun and with his adventurous family.

Facts & Figures

Legal Form

Limited Company

Share Capital

CHF 410'000

Sales

CHF 15 Mio

Incorporation

2002 (Broadband Networks AG)

EMPLOYEES

15 Fulltime- and Partime

Auditing Firm

Ernst & Young