In his role as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board at Kudelski Group in Lausanne, Switzerland, Andre Kudelski invests his work with an overall commitment to the growth and expansion of the Group. At the helm of Kudelski Group since 1991, Andre Kudelski has spent more than 20 years building the Group into a major competitor in the digital and mobile television markets, along with diversifying the company’s interests in public access control and audio recording. At present, Andre Kudelski oversees all operations of Kudelski Group, which include various subsidiaries in smart card technology and conditional access management, in addition to the public access division (Skidata) and the company’s historical Nagra audio product line. The companies managed by Andre Kudelski and his executive board members at Kudelski Group include Nagravision – the leading supplier of open conditional access systems, DRM and integrated on-demand solutions for content providers and digital TV operators over broadcast, broadband and mobile platforms, SmarDTV, OpenTV, SKIDATA and NagraID.
Prior to his current roles, Andre Kudelski served as Director of Nagravision SA, Pay TV Product Manager, and a member of the Kudelski Group’s Board of Directors. Previously, Andre Kudelski worked for a technology firm in the San Francisco Bay Area as a Research and Development Engineer at Kudelski Group. Andre Kudelski holds a Master’s in Physical Engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland. Andre Kudelski lives and works in the Lausanne metropolitan area.