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 [...]



MATT SMITH CEO at SteelEye Matt Smith is the CEO of SteelEye, a compliance technology firm that sets out to establish and maintain trust in the financial markets by making it easy for financial firms to accurately comply with financial regulation. Matt has over 20 years of experience in technology and management. Throughout his career, he has helped firms implement major development initiatives and IT infrastructure [...]



PROF. JEAN-PIERRE HUBAUX Academic director of EPFL Center for Digital Trust (C4DT) Jean-Pierre Hubaux is a full professor at EPFL and academic director of the Center for Digital Trust (C4DT). Through his research, he contributes to laying the foundations and developing the tools for protecting privacy in today’s hyper-connected world. He has pioneered the areas of privacy and security in mobile/wireless networks and in personalized health. Until December 2021, he led the Data Protection in [...]



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 [...]



LENNIG PEDRON Director at Trust Valley Lennig Pedron has expertise in cybersecurity applied to the digital trust economy. She is the executive director of the Swiss initiative "Trust Valley" at EPFL Innovation Park Foundation. The Trust Valley is a centre of excellence in digital trust and cybersecurityon Lake Geneva. Lennig is co-founder and President of the ICON NGO, iCON brings together an international community of expertsworking [...]



MARTIN STADLER WealthTech Expert and former CEO Altoo AG "Martin Stadler is a WealthTech expert with extensive experience in the world of UHNW and family offices. He combines his experience in building the Swiss WealthTech company Altoo AG (, where he served as founding CEO until March 2022, with his hands-on experience in wealth management, working for UBS in Singapore, Zurich and Geneva for 20 years." [...]



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 & [...]



MIKE BAUR Co-Founder & CEO at Swiss Ventures Group Mike Baur spent almost 20 years in Swiss private banking and made his way up from an apprentice at UBS to Head of Private Banking Switzerland at one fo the largest Swiss private banks. In early 2015, he started is entrepreneurial journey and co-founded the Swiss Ventures Group. He is one of the top 100 ‚Digital Shapers‘ [...]

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