Yves Zieba is a Multicultural Top Executive with strategy, business development, creativity, innovation and change management experience.
*Client business development strategist with track record in Education, Sustainable Energy, Media, Defense, Aerospace and the SMAC stack (social media, mobile first, analytics and cloud computing) with leading multinationals and innovators:
- Business model elaboration
- Value Proposition and pricing for nascent technologies.
- Sales and Customer Service Training programme development and execution
- Market assessment, market entry and market launch, especially for wearables and internet of things.
I worked in laser physics and condensed matter labs for some years, and I am currently working as a data scientist in the University hospital of Geneva.
I love designing scientific experiment for teaching or education. I participated in the creation of "t'es sûr", and I develop at pangloss new scientific experiments. I therefore use most of the fablabs tools, play with arduinos and electronics, do some python Qt.
I am an HR and business administration specialist, with 15 years of experience working for business consultancies with international reach.
Passionate about the functioning of human beings and systems, I have a huge default: my curiosity is equalled only by my entrepreneurial drive. I have followed three training paths: psychology (specialized in new technologies applied to education and human computer interactions), entrepreneurship (Master HEC entrepreneurship from Grenoble school of business) and human resources (Swiss Advanced Certificate in HR management).
In 2011, I have co-founded a company in the field of HR services outsourcing (recruitment and payroll mostly). Today, I share my time between different projects operating as freelance.
I have a relatively rich associative life, which I strive to foster. I am committing in fields related to company creation support, education and humanitarian projects.
My beliefs regarding the corporate world are clear: I am promoting human-centred management and collective intelligence leveraging. I am also a fan of the lean startup movement.
I am passionate about reading, writing, music and travels.
I offer my services to project holders and advise them in following fields:
Strategic consulting: business canvas, business plan, market survey.
HR and finance consulting: talent and key resources acquisition. HR and finance backoffice, process optimization, training, ERP implementation, audit, outsourcing.
A physicist by training, Cristina Olivotto started to work in the field of science communication and formal and informal science education during her PhD at the University of Milan. She has an extensive experience in working in international contexts and with European organisations. She is the founder of Sterrenlab and currently collaborating with Addictlab.
I am an independent software developer. My main interests are open source, geographical information systems, statistics and artificial intelligence.
As a software developer I care about:
What the client tries to achieve and how best software can help.
Finding simple solutions that avoid adding complexity to the codebase.
Automating tests and other development best practices, so that the software is stable and the development pace does not fall.
Studying how project goals and requirements relate to tasks a software team needs to execute on.
You can take a look at my daily activities in my blog.
A list of my personal projects (to be completed!):
Border rampage: Work in progress. A map that shows the speeds of the public transport in the border between Geneva and Saint Genis-Pouilly and Ferney Voltaire and allows to browse the last 24 hours of this data.
I want to enable busy professionals like you, and families and communities, to cultivate urban and rural spaces in the permaculture way, so that you too may enjoy the delight of fresh, tasty, nutricious and healthy home-grown food.
Permaculture is a way of designing an ecosystem that works for the small urban backyard and for the larger rural garden. No need to break your back or become a professional gardener!
If we were to talk in terms of innovation, Permaculture is disrupting agriculture in the way Apple's MP3 player disrupted the music industry!
As a busy entrepreneur, running my own digital transformation services company since 1987, I was struggling with an unruly and needy vegetable garden for many years, almost to the point of giving up.
But then I discovered Permaculture Design, and it was amazing!
After one year already, my garden had transformed into a haven of abundance, providing high yields of nutritious fruit and vegetables, at a fraction of the labour needed before.
During 2015, I have obtained the internationally recognised PDC - Permaculture Design Certificate. Certification which has validated my practical experience.