Mario Bernasconi, born 1975, Swiss, has been the Head of Products & Services at Sympany since April 2016. After studying economics at the University of Basel, he started his working life in 2002 at Baloise Insurance, where he held various management positions, ending his time there as the Head of Target Customer Management. In 2008, after a spell as manager of the Insurance Lab project at the University of St. Gallen's Institute for Technology Management, he moved to Credit Suisse to run various strategic initiatives to optimise innovation and processes in the Product Management division. At the end of his time with Credit Suisse, Mario Bernasconi was its Head of Life Insurance & Integrated Pension Solutions, and as such also a member of its Executive Board, before moving to Sympany as Head of Product Management Private Clients in August 2013. He has a proven track record on both the technical and management sides of the insurance and financial services industries and completed a part-time Executive Program at the Swiss Finance Institute in 2011.