Swiss App Awards 2012, March 21., Zurich, Switzerland


Trifork GmbH
Felsenstrasse 97
8832 Wollerau


Adrian Kosmaczewski

Adrian Kosmaczewski has been writing software for the past 20 years. He has shipped web applications using various technologies, as well as desktop systems for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. He is the founder of akosma software, delivering quality software since 2008. Adrian started writing Cocoa applications for Mac in 2002, and has been writing iPhone apps since 2008.

Janne Jul Jensen

Janne Jul Jensen holds a PhD in interaction design. She specialises in usability, human-computer interaction and interaction design, and applies her expertise to the mobile app projects within Trifork, most recently the Danske Bank mobilbank project. Also she gives courses internally and externally on her topics of expertise.

Jørn Larsen

Jørn Larsen is co-founder and CEO of Trifork, a public Danish company which provides software solutions to government and financial services providers as well as facilitating GOTO and QCon software conferences. Trifork created Danish App Awards’ App of the Year winner; the Danske Bank App.

Martin Coul

Martin Coul is founder of The Coul Room, a boutique advisory firm based in Lausanne specializing in Mobile & ICT domains. He recently presented the highly acclaimed Swiss Mobile Basecamp 2012 - an initiative to boost mobile start-ups in Switzerland and help them succeed beyond Switzerland. The Coul Room shares it's mobile industry insights, international contacts and intimate knowledge of the wireless value chain with aspiring entrepreneurs, start-ups, corporates and investors both inside and beyond the Swiss borders.

Katja Neumann

Katja Neumann is a usability engineer at Zühlke. She has studied psychology and human-computer interaction and holds a CAS acquired in requirements engineering. In particular, she has dealt with the topic of mobile usability ie the usability of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets as well as applications for such devices.

Marcel Berberich

Marcel Berberich is Senior IT Consultant and team leader for mobile web and app development at Futurecom Interactive. He has developed apps and mobile websites for companies like Ford, UBS, ÖKK, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Jelmoli or Lindt Canada. Besides his work he writes articles for Frog Blog, a blog about the digital and analog world.

Mike Lee

Mike Lee is a legendary product engineer and World's Toughest Programmer Mike Lee (@bmf) has worked on apps for Alaska Airlines, Delicious Monster, Tapulous, United Lemur, Apple, and Nextive, producing such hits as Delicious Library, Tap Tap Revenge, Obama '08, and Apple's Mobile Store. During his time at Delicious Monster Software in Seattle, they won an Apple Design Award. He loves lemurs and airplanes and collects single-malt scotch.

Alain Bellet

Alain Bellet is since 4 years head of the Media & Interaction Design unit and Professor at the well-recognized ECAL/University of art and design Lausanne. Having studied Graphic Design he moved ten years ago to screen based medias by developing websites in the cultural field or for clients such as Vitra. He is now sharing his time between Lausanne and Zurich where he lives and works in his own practice, developing online projects and more recently apps. His interests are in the crossing of visual communication and the use of new technologies.