Beat Schneider completed his degree in Business Administration in 1993 and concluded a Master’s degree in Business Administration in Media Management at Steinbeis-Hochschule Berlin in 2005. Between 1987 and 1992, he worked at Swisslex AG, spending two of those years as Accounting Manager. From 1994 to 1995, he was Health and Safety Officer at the Association of Swiss Health Insurers, now known as Santésuisse. Between 1995 and 2001 he worked as a personnel and finance process representative at the data centre for health insurance companies. In 2002, Beat Schneider moved to the SRG subsidiary company Swiss TXT / Schweizerische Teletext AG. There he held the position of Deputy Director from 2004 and Director from 2005.