We provide organisations with ICT consulting and engineering services to envision, design, construct and support product-based software solutions that enable business growth, innovation and operational excellence.
With a turnover of 10 million Swiss Francs, SmartWave is a profitable company comprising more than 40 consultants. We serve Fortune 500 companies, public sector and international organisations mainly based in Switzerland. Created in 2001, and increasingly profitable since then, we remain an independent company held by its management.
From our headquarters in Geneva our consultants, technical experts, project managers and developers primarily serve the Swiss market. We also have a nearshore subsidiary in Sofia, Bulgaria, to provide complementary, cost-effective remote services.
Three directors form the executive management team for SmartWave. They define the company’s vision, oversee its sustainable growth and ensure that it operates efficiently. Their mission is to maintain SmartWave’s focus on:
- Driving our commitment to deliver business value to our customers
- Developing our people by fuelling their passion
- Building strong partnerships with the world’s leading IT software authors
Denis Ronssin – CEO
Denis Ronssin founded SmartWave in 2001 and has been the CEO since its creation. He is the company orchestrator and plays three main roles: developing teams; acquiring new talents; and supporting business opportunities. Additionally, Denis manages finances, building over the years a solid and profitable company.
Denis has over 25 years of experience in the IT service industry. Before founding SmartWave, he held several business unit management positions and succeed in creating new entities in France, US and Switzerland.
Denis is a passionate entrepreneur. He is an active member of the Geneva chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organisation – a worldwide network of entrepreneurs. He is also chairman of BPMS Suisse, SmartWave’s subsidiary company that specialises in business and organisation consulting. He studied business administration at the French ESSEC business school and holds a Master’s degree in International Food Industry Management.
Emmanuel Dupouy – Sales and Marketing Director
Emmanuel Dupouy leverages his 15 years of experience in the IT consulting industry to enable organisations to be successful in their IT choices and generate business value. In charge of sales and marketing activities, his goal is to create the conditions of success for both customers and employees.
Emmanuel joined SmartWave in its very first years as a technical expert. With his entrepreneurial talent he created and grew a new offer: application integration. Constant success with customers has led to this initiative becoming a key differentiator for the company.
Emmanuel holds an MBA in Information System Management and is keen to learn new things. Passionate about human nature, he enjoys endless discussions about philosophy, history or religion. As a bon vivant Emmanuel is always ready to share a good meal and wine.
SmartWave is structured into four teams, each managed by a team leader (in some cases with a deputy). Each team leader is a senior consultant with a minimum of 10 years of professional experience and five years of work in SmartWave. They have three main management roles: people, technical offer and delivery quality. This structure enables our consultants to focus on customer satisfaction.