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A STRONG TEAM

Our team exclusively consists of long-term public transport telematics experts in the areas of ITS, AVLC and ticketing, which have experience in various fields of traffic telematics. In total the team from Weisskopf Engineering accumulates more than 120 years of profound sector experience, distributed over a small and effective team. Through an intensive knowledge transfer within the team, we are able to complement each other in an optimal way.

EMPLOYEES

Andreas Weisskopf

MSc Electrical Engineering ETH
Company Founder, Partner and Chairman of the Board

Telefon: +41 52 632 18 11
Mobile: +41 79 351 80 31

Andreas founded Weisskopf Engineering in 1999. Today he is Chairman of the Board, Partner and still in an active role as Consultant for Public Transport Companies.

His focus are the development of strategic concepts and the technical and organisational consultancy for the use of telematics systems in public transport.

With his many years of work experience in different roles such as consultancy and development of AVLC systems as well as operational management of companies in the public transport sector, there is hardly no area left where he does not have profound knowledge and extensive experience. His key areas of expertise in complex AVLC systems are integrated passenger information, transfer planning, transfer monitoring, statistical analysis and analogue, digital and hybrid radio communication systems together with coverage planning and load calculations.

Earlier in his career, Andreas designed and developed software and hardware for different applications in the public transport telematics sector. In 1987 he founded a software development company, which he led as Managing Director and Chairman of the Board until the company was merged in 1997 with Häni-Prolectron AG. Together with his 85 employees he significantly contributed to the modernization of tools for the operational management a public transport companies. As part of his consulting work he helped many customers to design, procure and operate innovative and comprehensive AVLC solutions.

 

Patrick Almy

M.Sc. Computer Science ETH
Managing Director, Partner and Member of the Board

Phone: +41 52 632 18 14
Mobile: +41 79 475 74 87
skype: patrick.almy

Patrick joined Weisskopf Engineering in 2011 as Managing Director and Partner. His focuses of expertise are technical and organisational themes in the field of electronic ticketing systems for public transport companies.

During his long career in the traffic telematics for public transport, he worked in different roles and gained a lot of practical experience: software development, development and offer project management, management of system architecture, product line management and market strategy. Among other things, he also worked as project manager in the most innovative eTicketing projects such as Easy Ride (Geneva / Basel), intermobilPASS (Dresden) and he was a member of the core team BIBO (BeIn-Beout) at the SBB (Swiss Federal Railways).

In his various roles, he worked internationally in different countries such as India, USA, the Middle East and South Africa.

 

Marcel Zaugg

Dipl. El. Ing. HTL
Deputy Managing Director, Partner and Member of the Board

Phone: +41 52 632 18 15
Mobile: +41 79 642 64 14
skype: marcel zaugg

Marcel joined Weisskopf Engineering in 2011 as Deputy Managing Director and Partner.

The focuses of his work include the development of strategic concepts for the enhancement and renewal of telematics systems in public transport, technical analysis of complex matters and the development of appropriate set of measures, as well as the technical and organizational advice on the use of telematics systems in public transport.

He is specialized in passenger information, transfer protection planning and monitoring, passenger counting, statistical analysis, analogue and digital radio communication (TETRA, UMTS / GPRS), integrative systems analysis and the moderation of solution processes.

Through his many years in various management roles, Marcel has a solid leadership competence and moderating skills. Among other things, he led a development department with 150 employees with offices in Poland, USA and Switzerland. In a couple of committees, he was heavily involved in the standardisation and normalisation in research projects for real-time data interfaces (CEN, SIRI, and VDV). He has a brought technical expertise in various projects in the area of control and information systems developed for public transport where he played a key role from the analysis to the implementation.

 

Manfred Weiser

MSc
Senior Consultant

Phone: +41 52 632 18 16
Mobile: +49 173 523 72 42

Manfred joined Weisskopf Engineering in December 2014.

His focuses of expertise are technical and organisational consulting in the field of electronic ticketing systems and telematics systems for public transport companies. This also includes technical analysis of complex matters and the development of appropriate set of measures.

His specialities are ITCS/Telematics systems, transfer protection planning and monitoring, passenger counting, statistical analysis and business intelligence for public transport companies.

He has profound knowledge in the following areas:
ITCS/Telematics Systems: project management for the development of Telematics systems, ticket printer and on-board computer. Product management for concepts and development of transfer protection planning and monitoring, statistical analysis and business intelligence solutions for public transport.

Passenger Counting Systems: Project management for the development of passenger counting systems. Product manager for passenger counting systems with different sensor technologies and suppliers, reports and extrapolation.

Electronic Ticketing: Project and product management for the projects intermobil and type approval of the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) for a BIBO system, which includes an automatic usage detection with the piloted BIBO (BeIn - BeOut ) approach. Assisting in the VDV core application to define the standards for a BIBO system.


 

Bruno Mändli

Senior Consultant

Mobile: +41 79 430 91 66

 

Dörte Kennepohl

Dipl. Ing.
Senior Consultant

Mobile: +41 79 285 07 22

Carola Zahn-Ackermann

Team Assistant and Facility Management

Mobile: +41 79 567 64 72