Stephan Dudler studied at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich and completed a Master of Science (MSc ETH) degree in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering. During his studies he worked for ETH Zurich and SWITCH as a student trainee in the areas of ICT and internet technologies. In 2008 he joined Open Systems, where he took on various functions as a Security Engineer, Technical Account Manager and Key Account Manager. In 2013 Stephan Dudler became part of the Open Systems management team, and at the beginning of 2016, he became a member of the Extended Executive Board. In his current role as an Executive Vice President, he is in charge of the Customer Success division.
Stephan Dudler is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and has completed additional courses in the areas of management and leadership at the University of St. Gallen and Harvard Business School in Boston. He is also a member of the international FIRST organization (Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams), and a member of the OS-CERT, as well as the ETH and HBS Alumni organizations.
- Coolest personal accomplishment: Being the Galactic President Superstar McAwesomeville for my son.
- Superpower: Indefatigably making the impossible happen.
- Professional accomplishment: Rolling out a secure SD-WAN seamlessly unifying ISP, MPLS and satellite connectivity with advanced routing and security policies for our biggest customer, an international organization present in 190 countries, hundreds of sites and tens of thousands of users—in merely 5 months. Being elected and awarded as the best training facilitator later on and continuously orchestrating the customer's journey by the use of Open Systems technology for utmost customer experience and satisfaction. Building and empowering an amazing, global team that can do such stuff and even more, even better.