“Keep it simple and helpful.
First, understand the needs.”



Since 2018

Datalynx Consultant for ROCHE Technical Development Europe (PTDE)

Independent IT Consultant, NWS-INFORMATIK.CH
Independent NVC trainer (Center for Nonviolent Communication), OSSWALD.COM
IT services and NVC training for individuals and teams in northwestern Switzerland.

1998 – Present

Board of Trustees, Director IT and Administration,
Rabten Foundation, Zurich
Buildup and support of IT infrastructure (hardware and software) at Institute for Higher Tibetan Studies in Le Mont-Pèlerin, Switzerland

1987 – 1998

Founding member and President, Administrative Board
of De Simone & Osswald AG, Basel/Zürich
Microsoft Certified Gold Partner,
Software Development, Project Management, Training.
Company with 56 employees in Basel, Zurich, and Berlin

1983 – 1987
Computer Support, Institut für Lehrerfortbildung (ULEF), Basel (Institute for Teacher Continuing Education)
Part-time employee for PC support, statistics and evaluation, programming (learn at work)



2006 – 2012

NVC trainer education,
Center for Non-Violent Communication (CNVC)
with Dr. Marshall B. Rosenberg,
Andreas Basu, and Simone Anliker

1982 – 1986

University studies: German studies, history and philosophy
University Basel, Switzerland


  • Full stack developer and XOJO expert
  • Empathetic and appreciative communication
  • Analytical and structured thinking
  • Capable of facilitation and visualization.
  • Many years of practical experience with databases, data sources, servers, and networks.
  • Ability to build up IT systems and program them.
  • Programming of native software for macOS, Windows, Linux, Linux Server, REST webservices, iOS apps, WordPress CMS, database systems, SQL
  • Fluent in German (native language), English, and French


  • 2018/2019 Datalynx Consultant for ROCHE Technical Development Europe (PTDE)
  • Regular speaker at annual MBS Xojo Developer Conference in Germany (in English)
  • Online lecturer at UDEMY.COM
  • Developer of SEMINAR.PRO, the multiuser software for seminar and information management
  • Further development and maintenance of seminar and membership administration at RABTEN.COM
  • Apple developer
  • Microsoft partner
  • Coach and trainer at OSSWALD.COM
  • Public communication seminars GFK.OSSWALD.COM