Viktor Baumgartner

Viktor Baumgartner

Focus areas:
Communication training, media training, negotiation, selling, meeting facilitation, presentations, motivational speaking, communications coaching.



  • History degree (lic. phil.) at University of Zurich
  • 15 years' work as journalist and presenter at Radio24 and SRF television
  • Head of programme development at Tele24
  • Head of media training at Ringier TV
  • Freelance communications coach since 2000
  • Consultant to CEOs and senior management of listed companies
  • Coach to executives of international corporations
  • Specialist in persuasive rhetoric and media communication

Instructor at the following institutions:

  • IFZ (Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Institute for Financial Services, Zug)
    Persuading Customers
  • HWZ (Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration)
    Workshop on addressing CEOs on video, bachelor's programme in business communications
  • FHNW (North-Western Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, School of Business)
    CAS Controlling & Consulting: "Successful Negotiations