FRANK LEVY Founder & CEO at INVEST DIRECT Frank founded Invest Direct in 2020. He has more than 25 years of experience in Corporate Finance and Private Equity and has a varied background in audit and investment banking (Rödl & Partner, Oddo, Leven). A tireless entrepreneur, he has assisted numerous SMEs and start-ups with their equity transactions. In London, he created Capitalbooster, a fintech company that [...]



ALEXANDRE GAILLARD CEO at InvestGlass CEO & Founder President of the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce Ex Union Bancaire Privée, head of sales Ex Bank of China, head of Chinese desk Ex LCM Capital Management, portfolio manager Ex VP of the Swiss Fintech Association HEC Sorbonne IAE PARIS Master in Finance, University Dauphine Paris IX BA Finance Board members to fintech companies Father of two [...]



FREDERIC WOHLWEND Managing Partner at Forestay Capital Fred has more than 30 years of experience in operating and investing in the Tech space, first as Chief Digital and Information Officer of large enterprises, then as Venture Capitalist. His core expertise lies in fostering exponential scale-up in fast-growing companies; Fred has supported many start-ups founders and boards in the design and execution of their growth. Today he [...]



REBECCA GIBERGUES Head of Partnerships at Swiss Finance + Technology Association (SFTA) Rebecca is a core team member of the Swiss Financial and Technology Association, responsible for developing partnerships and expanding the reach of the Swiss FinTech ecosystem. Prior to moving to Switzerland in 2018, she was Head of Technology for a Private Bank in Monaco for 7 years. Rebecca holds a degree from the University [...]



JEAN-MARC RICKLI Head of Global and Emerging Risks at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) Dr. Jean-Marc Rickli  is the Head of Global and Emerging Risks at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) in Geneva, Switzerland. He is also the co-chair of the NATO Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) Emerging Security Challenges Working Group and a senior advisor for the Artificial Intelligence Initiative at [...]



NICHOLAS C. NIGGLI Deputy Secretary General at Geneva - Economic Development, Research and Innovation Nicholas C. Niggli is currently Deputy Secretary General at the Republic and State of Geneva. Under the leadership of the Minister of Economy and Employment, his mission is to strategically position Geneva as a leading hub for sustainable and regenerative economy as well as for digital governance. In this context, Nicholas negotiated [...]



PATRICK TRINKLER Founder & CEO at Cysec SA Before launching CYSEC, Patrick and Co-Founder Yacine played an active part in the world’s first exit in quantum technologies. Patrick has specialized in creating business value from security for governments, banks, the industrial sector and telco, using his deep experience in security, especially in technologies relating to quantum computing and cryptography.Patrick earned an undergraduate degree in engineering at [...]



BOLKO HOHAUS Business angel and entrepreneur Business angel and entrepreneur (founder and CEO of Geneva based HCP Asset Management),  Ph.D. in economics, master in statistics and computer science, Ludwig-Maximilian's-Universität, München. 30+ years of investment experience in the global technology sector with a best-in-class track record of product innovation. Hohaus is serving as a vice president of the largest Swiss business angel club SICTIC and has helped [...]



PIERRE DUPONT Managing Partner at WIZE by TeamWork Pierre is Managing Partner at WIZE by TeamWork, an all-in-one Wealth & Asset Management solution, which is one of the fastest growing WealthTech companies in Switzerland dedicated to External Asset Managers, Family Offices, Fund Managers and Banks. He acquired an extensive banking operations & IT expertise in his current role since 2020 but also during the 9 previous [...]



EDWARD TURNER Client Advisor at Dreyfus Sons & Co Ltd, Banquiers Edward has spent his career in finance. Following a first stint at Credit Suisse, he then went to Trina Solar to drive deals in the renewable energy space. Prior to joining Dreyfus, Edward helped set-up the Innovation&Digital business unit and led the Open Innovation Team at SIX Group. Currently he manages clients at Dreyfus Sons & [...]

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