Data Transformation Specialists

The Data is Strong with this one

The Digital Technology Services (DTS) team accelerates the digital transformation at Tamedia by delivering needed applications and innovations for stakeholders from Publishing, Classifieds, Marketplaces, Ventures. The team of highly skilled computer engineers and data scientists has long-standing experience in academia, consulting, entrepreneurship and business as well as vast knowledge in mathematics, physics, psychology, economics, linguistics and astrophysics.

Driven by the diverse backgrounds and heterogeneous experiences, we promote a growth mindset fostering collaboration, experimentation, research, curiosity, risk taking and moonshot thinking.

Take a moment to get to know us.

Thomas Gresch
Thomas Gresch
CTO Digital & Control Tower Official
Thomas is CTO of Tamedia Digital. He leads group-wide digital services with dedicated teams, supporting the portfolio companies of Tamedia in the domain of digital engineering and fosters digital culture company-wide. Prior to his current role, he lead the digital transformation at local.ch.
Yannick Suter
Yannick Suter
Product Manager Data Services & Captain Moonshotter
Yannick is Product Manager at Tamedia Data Analytics where he manages all activities within the group and defines priorities, bringing together stakeholder needs and the expertise of the team which result in game changing solutions. Before joining TDA, he worked for 10 years at local.ch as team lead for the data backend and search-engine development. Whenever he has some free time, he turns into an electronic artist, 3D printer builder, sailor/diver and recognized "Board Game Sommelier".
Marcel Blattner
Marcel Blattner
Data Scientist & Data Ironman
Marcel is a data surfer and loves to explore the universe of bits and bytes. He is crazy about all sorts of neural networks and loves to think about backpropagation and renormalization groups while climbing a mountain with his bike. Prior to joining Tamedia, Marcel led a research team and successfully accomplished Big Data projects across different industries. Marcel holds a Phd in theoretical physics.
Yannick Koechlin
Yannick Koechlin
Data Engineer & Ramen Scout
Yannick is the Data Engineer within the Tamedia Data Analytics Team. He architects and manages the infrastructure and writes code needed to efficiently process the vast amount of data generated within Tamedia. Earlier, Yannick was CTO of a startup in Online Television and worked as System Engineer for several Swiss companies. Yannick loves to read tech blogs, carve wood and assemble it into furniture.
Fabian Mettler
Fabian Mettler
Senior Application Engineer & Rubyist on (snowy) Trails
Fabian is Senior Application Engineer in the Core Engineering Team. He advises and supports the portfolio companies of Tamedia in various software engineering topics. Previously, he led a team of mobile and web developers at a software agency. When he is not developing in Ruby, he will most likely be snowboarding somewhere on the Swiss Alps.
Eduard Schäli
Eduard Schäli
Engineering Project Lead & Galactic Origamist
Eduard is Engineering Project Lead in the Core Engineering Team. He manages projects and people, focusing on software engineering, infrastructure and product development. Before joining Tamedia Digital, he was Head of Web Engineering at local.ch. Besides software development and design, Eduard is very knowledgeable in cheesy old Sci-Fi books, friendship bracelet patterns and origami folding.
Paola Valli
Paola Valli
Project Manager & Undercover Techie
Paola joined the data team as Project Manager for analytics projects. She translates needs into requirements and maintains smooth communication with project and internal stakeholders. In her previous roles, she focused on digital products and services in the field of translation technologies working for various companies across Europe. Besides strengthening her geeky side behind the screen, she enjoys some purely analog activities such as salsa dancing.
Tim Nonner
Tim Nonner
Data Scientist & Mathemagician
As a Data Scientist, Tim supports the Tamedia Analytics Team using analytical methods to turn data into decisions. For several years before joining Tamedia, he executed applied research projects in an industrial research center working in multiple verticals. Tim studied mathematics and holds a PhD in optimization algorithms but he likes to sketch, doodle and draw and visit art exhibitions whenever he can.
Joël Bühler
Joël Bühler
Senior User Analytics Expert & Analytics Wizard
Joël joined the data team as Senior User Analytics Expert. He helps people navigate around the sharp edges in the interpretation and implementation of user analytics data (mainly Google Analytics). Before Tamedia, he worked in an online marketing agency where he led a team of Google Analytics specialists. He devotes considerable time preparing for the big blackout (i.e. trying to grow food in his garden) and enjoys going to indie concerts as long as there is current flowing through those guitars.
Igor Miletic
Igor Miletic
Data Engineer & Installed Homebrewer
Igor joined Tamedia as Scala Backend Engineer and Data Engineer. He specializes in building recommenders, processing data and develop services. He previously worked as Lead Developer for an American ticket sales and distribution company and conducted research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (MA, USA). Igor is fascinated by the Semantic Web as well as semantic-based technologies in general. However, his true passion is home brewing and drinking his own beer and playing basketball or any other sport.
Slobodan Djordjevic
Slobodan Djordjevic
Front-end Developer & Unique Interpreter
As a front-end engineer, Slobodan is a Javascript enthusiast always on top of new trends and technologies which he implements to build rich UIs supporting heavy APIs. He previously worked as a front-end developer at a digital agency and as a Javascript developer at a Swiss fintech group. It won’t come as a surprise that he invests his time in stock markets, AI and - why not - space exploration.
Damir Cohadarevic
Damir Cohadarevic
DevOps Engineer & Go Guru
Damir is TDA’s DevOps engineer. He’s in charge of the overall infrastructure which he keeps up and running with Go coding, bash and Python scripting magic. Before joining Tamedia, he designed and developed central infrastructure components for a biomedical data analysis company and for the banking sector. He likes to keep his eyes sharp at the shooting range and on the Go board (aka Baduk).
Vladimir Riznic
Vladimir Riznic
Computer Engineer & Data Synthesizer
Vladimir complements the Data Engineering team with his data processing and competition analysis skills. Before joining Tamedia, he primarily focused on web work, building analysis tools ranging from APIs, SEO tools to data miners. He builds Modular Synthesizers, practices Capoeira Angola and recently embarked on a journey into Erlang.
Svetislav Ćirić
Svetislav Ćirić
Data Engineer
Robert Schläfli
Robert Schläfli
Head of Business Analytics
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