In this role, Hanspeter Kipfer is responsible for managing Technology Sales in Switzerland and Austria and is leading Oracle’s entire business in Switzerland.


Hanspeter Kipfer joined Oracle in April 2006 through the acquisition of Siebel Systems where he held General Management responsibility for the Sales and Service Operations in Switzerland, Austria, Eastern Europe and CIS.


Mr. Kipfer has more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to Oracle and Siebel, he spent two years in Munich with a German software start-up where he held senior leadership positions, including COO and Executive Vice President Global Sales.


Prior to this, Mr. Kipfer held various management positions at Sun Microsystems Inc. During his final three years with the company, Mr. Kipfer ran the world-wide business which was generated or co-financed by the Multilateral Development Banks such as the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and/or the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) out of Washington D.C.


Mr. Kipfer holds a Degree in Telecommunications Engineering and Business & Administration.