Marcus Bitterlich

Head of Data & Analytics

Marcus Bitterlich is responsible for Data Analytics and Data Science at Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. Until August 2023, he served as the Head of Data & BI Solutions at the Swiss insurance conglomerate Zurich. Previously, he held positions in audit and consulting, contributed to the establishment of the BI Center at Kabel Deutschland and Vodafone Germany, led the agile transformation of BI development at Robert Bosch Power Tools, and managed the Business Analytics division at Rohde & Schwarz and Knorr-Bremse.

Black Swan Incoming: Brace yourselves for the unknown


Traditional org models and reference architectures are vulnerable to disruptive change, and they degrade predictably anyway. While technology evolves at unprecedented pace, organizational and architectural implications are having a hard time keeping up. I will present Pilatus’ journey towards a future impacted by worsening demographics and an growing appetite for swift decision-making.

Frequently Asked Questions

For whom is Data & AI Leadership Day?

Data & AI Leadership Day brings together over 800 leaders and experts from across industries to share their experience and insights on the latest trends, best practices, and strategies related to data & AI.

Who is deciding on the topics?

The program is selected by an independent board of customer representatives and delivered by cloud practitioners and experts. Content is selected to provide maximum benefit to participants through relevant topics, innovative insights, and clear, actionable takeaways. 

When will the 2024 program be released?

Our board members are currently reviewing speaker submissions to decide which talks to bring to the Data & AI Leadership Day stage.

The first round of speakers will be announced at the end of February, so stay tuned!

When and where does Data & AI Leadership Day take place?

Data & AI Leadership Day will be on June 19, 2024, from 7am to 5.30pm CEST, followed by informal drinks and networking.  

This in-person conference will be held at: 

Arena Cinema Zurich 

Kalanderplatz 8 

8045 Zurich 

What type of tickets exist?

Early Bird tickets are available until December 31, 2023. Grab them before they fly away! 

Individual tickets, as well as discounted group tickets, will be available after Early Bird. For more info about pricing, head to our ticket shop or drop us an email.

What about the co-located Cloud Leadership Day?

Cloud is a relevant topic for future developments, which is why this conference will take place alongside Cloud Leadership Day. Ticket holders will have access to both conferences.