ABOUT URBAN ALPS

Proudly Engineered in Switzerland

Founded by pioneering Swiss engineers with expertise in high security and 3D metal printing, Security Firm Urban Alps employs Stealth technology for mechanical keys, cylinder and padlock applications for commercial and governmental clients worldwide. At the core of the company is an advanced engineering laboratory based in Zürich, Switzerland. Satellite offices have also been established in Dubai and Prague.

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The Team

Leading security know-how and state-of-the-art engineering.
Winners of the Security Innovation Award 2018, Messe Essen. Product and Technology Category.

Dr. Alejandro Ojeda

Co Founder & CEO
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PhD from ETH Zürich in Laser matter interactions, MSc. mechanical engineer, consistently ranking #1 during his studies in Spain, Oxford Brookes (UK) and Politecnico di Torino (Italy).
5 years R&D project manager in laser groups (FT500)
18 awards, 3 patents, 8 scientific publications

Dr. Felix Reinert

Co Founder and expert in 3D metal printing
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PhD in Laser Physics from U. Bern and Dipl. Ing. EPFL Lausanne

 

Founder & CEO of ProtoShape GmbH

 

10years experience in laser processes (FT500)

 

Awarded patent of the year and Top Innovator several times in a FT500 company

 

8 Patents, 4 scientific publications

Jiri Holda

Head of R&D
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60 years old Chief designer from the biggest lock company, resigned last March 2016 and joined us. He brings 15 years of cylinder lock design experience. He said: “I need to be part of this”.
22 patents in key and lock field

Malina Pana

Business Development Manager Dubai
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10years of Commercial Operations, Sales & Business Development, 6 years in Dubai

Mgr. Jana Brádlová

Supply Chain and Procurement Manager
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Graduated with master’s in the Czech Republic. 11 years of working experience within automotive sector, mainly in the UK. Focused on Supply Chain Projects, including SAP implementation and a new product launch, at various businesses, included Jaguar Land Rover.

Otakar Flek

R&D Project Manager
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Cylinder lock specialist with more than 5 years of lock design and product development experience at ASSA ABLOY Czech & Slovakia.
3D key copy protection at ASSA ABLOY EMEA, Research & Security department in Berlin.

Ing. Jaroslav Škorík

R&D engineer
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More than 8 years of experience as a product designer of which 5 years at research and development of cylinder locks.

Ing. Roman Remen, MBA

Product Execution Manager
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Over 10 years in the automotive field focusing on parts and tools developments across Europe, Turkey and China.

6 years in the lock industry as RnD Manager at the biggest lock company in the world.

 

Motto: “Let’s do the revolution!”

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Advisory Board

Henner Schöneborn

Advisor in 3D metal printing
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Co-founder of SLM Solutions, Germany, CTO and Member of the Management Board, until June 2018 was the key driver of SLM´s Additive Manufacturing and Powder Bed Technology innovations. As a CEO of SLM´s Software JV, Henner was/is also responsible for the ADDITIVE Intelligence Suite.

Dr. Alexander Schnell

Serial Manufacturing Expert
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PhD EPFL in Material Science
20years in Power Generation, Gas Turbine & Power Plant industry
Expert in Plant/Project management, Gas Turbine part manufacturing, repair technologies
11 patents, 11 scientific publications

Nils Hagander

Strategy Advisor (Shareholder)
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Serial entrepreneur and co-founder at a-connect. Vice Chairman Secheron Hasler Intl.
Former director at McKinsey & Company

Joakim Westh

Security Specialist (Shareholder)
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Former group VP and member of Executive Management Team at ASSA ABLOY.
Board member at SAAB AB, Swedish Match AB, Absolent AB and CGI Inc.

THANKS TO ITS INNOVATIVE APPROACH FOR KEY MANUFACTURING, URBAN ALPS IS ABLE TO DELIVER PRODUCTS WITH A GREAT FOCUS ON CLIENT CUSTOMIZATION.

Patents & Trademarks

Urban Alps holds the following international Patents and Trademarks.

World Patent

WO2015051475

Swiss Patent

CH710314

PCT Patent

EP3055467

International Trademark

1312061
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