Michael Schurpf

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I am at heart a valuepreneur with a big entrepreneur drive, passionate programmer, hard worker and semi retired poker pro. I am dedicated, eager and very goal oriented. My analytical and rational thinking allows me to be a phenomenal thinker and problem solver. Solving problems is what makes me happy.


Mechanical Engineering - ETH Zurich

Master: Mechanical Engineering ETH Zurich
Bachelor: Mechanical Engineering ETH Zurich

Marketing Skills

Startup Consulting

Lean Startup
Business Model Canvas


Inbound Marketing
Lead Conversion Optimization
Email Marketing
Membership Marketing


Digital and physical products

Webdevelopment Skills


Photoshop CS 5 basics, Gimp 2.0 basics


Wordpress (admin, programmer, designer)
Joomla (admin, programmer)
Drupal basics (admin)

Technical Skills


Robotics, Control Engineering, Optimization


Python, C++ basics, Basic, Pascal, C
PHP, Javascript, JQuery
Database management (MYSQL,POSTGRESQL)


Schurpf.com since Dec 2011

  • Schurpf.com is created and founded.
  • Focus on Productivity, WordPress and Python

PokerFaceNews CTO 2013 - 2014

  • Lead project and tech developer at PokerFaceNews
  • Sharholder of PokerFaceNews

PokerFacePR CEO Oct 2012 - 2014

  • Promotion from CTO to CEO at PokerFacePR
  • Majority sharholder of PokerFacePR

PokerFacePR CTO Jan - Oct 2012

  • Invest into PokerFacePR Jan 2012.
  • Take on Job as CTO at PokerFacePR.

Poker Pro 2009-2012

  • Successfull live and online tournament poker player.
  • Sponsered Pro at PPN in 2011.
  • Sponsered by Bustoutpoker.

Software Development - Programmer 2011

  • Development of Pokey, a poker hotkey automation tool.
  • Development of Winpos, a window position manager for Windows.
  • Development of PYHK. A python module for global wide hotkeys for windows.
  • Creation of various small progamms for poker (PPCloser, PSFRDate).

The Poker Fund - Grounding 2009

  • Control over grounding and liquidation of thepokerfund.com.

Pokerfacez - Owner since 2009

  • Coowner of pokerfacez.net, a german poker community.

Roclani - Programmer - CIO since 2009

  • Development of bankroll management Joomla plugin for Pokerfacez.
  • Custum IT jobs.
  • Coowner

Lolpokerschool - Planning 2007

  • Creation of business plan for a poker school.
  • Reserach for technical implementation.

Poker Research - Student ETH Zurich 2007 to 2009

  • Creation of an opponent model for poker.
  • Creation of an ICM calculator for SNGs.

Wesser and Partner - Part Time Employee 2001 to 2004

  • Team leader from 2003 - 2004.
  • Regular holiday jobbing at Wesser and Partner.

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