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About Us

The Story of Qfive

Qfive started as QUIZMAX and was continually improved and its sfunctionality expanded. With the launching of QUIZMAX Version 5, we created a new look & feel and shortened the name to Qfive – one of the key reasons being that it is no longer just a quiz, but a lot more than that.


Our Motivation

Continuous Learning as a Competitive Advantage

To stay competitive in today’s marketplace, continuous learning is essential.
Only through ongoing training can professionals keep their knowledge current and meet the challenges they face.

Innovative Learning Methods for Maximum Success

Traditional training and seminars are becoming less relevant in the digital world and are often insufficient to maximize learning success. That’s why we rely on technology, creativity and innovation to develop and deliver more efficient, effective and sustainable learning methods.

Efficiency, Effectiveness and Sustainability in Focus

Our goal is to make learning more efficient, effective and sustainable for our clients. To achieve this, we use technology and innovative methods such as microlearning and gamification.

The Founders

Juerg Hofer

Co-Founder & CEO

Juerg Hofer is an experienced executive in the high-tech sector in Switzerland and abroad, including sales management and executive management. He was formerly Country Manager of Nokia Switzerland. His education ranges from advanced management studies in Zurich, Lausanne and Boston (USA), to an Engineering Degree. For more than 10 years his focus has been on innovative learning in a fast changing and dynamic environment. The current CEO of a technology company (Prime Competence GmbH), Jürg Hofer, can be described as innovative and curious about technology.

Karl- Ernst Berger

Co-Founder & CSO

Karl-Ernst Berger has more than 30 years of sales and management experience. His operational focus includes the introduction of new products and complex systems in B2B markets. In addition to his strategic skills in building up young companies, he is one of the pioneers in the development of game-based learning concepts, which he successfully implemented more than 10 years ago for companies such as Microsoft, Siemens, Red Bull, Coca-Cola and other leading companies. Based in Munich, he is responsible for the expansion of the German-speaking (DACH) markets.

Our Partners

Hans D. Schittly Ltd.

Hans D. Schittly is a leading sales trainer with more than 50 years of experience and one of the pioneers of the trainer guild. Under the name ‘SALESMAX’ his life’s work is integrated into a Qfive Competence Game.

Service Manufacture

Service Manufacture supports customer service organizations and turns service technicians into company ambassadors who inspire customers with service excellence. Qfive is used in the context of blended learning.

GoSecurity Ltd.

goSecurity is a leader in the holistic approach to information technology (IT) security. goSecurity provides the technical content for the Competence Games and uses Qfive to complement its own offerings.


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