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Peter Kummer

CIO, Member of the Executive Board, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB)

Peter Kummer graduated from the University of Bern with a degree of Master of Science in Business Administration and Information Systems and has since worked for various companies as an IT architect, project leader, and consultant. Starting in 2000 until 2006 he was head of the unit «Enterprise Architecture & IT Strategy» at the Swiss insurance company «Die Mobiliar». From 2007 until the fall of 2009, Peter was  Chief Architect at the Swiss Federal Railways SBB and managed the IT division «Architecture & Quality». He then became CIO and a member of the SBB executive board. He is reponsible within the organization of the whole IT department which counts about 1,200 employees; this represents one of the greatest IT Workforce in Switzerland. As a direct report to Peter Kummer, the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the SBB is part of the IT organization.