CEO and founder of Fastree3D developing laser ranging sensors for automotive safety and autonomous vehicles. He has been a co-founder of 3-startups and managed investments in over 12 early-stage ventures. His previous industry career lead to successful product launches based on video, imaging and signal processing software.
- 2013- Fastree3D : prototype CMOS single photon detector arrays with system-on chip Lidar. Technology transfer from 3 Universities with 3.3 M CHF venture financing and grants.
- 2008- Venture Concept : investor in 40 startups including Lemoptix (Head-up displays), Ukko (IOT / V2X), Green motion (EV charging ). Partner at Polytech Ventures, President A3 Angels, Expert at Swiss CTI, and EC risk finance.
- 1996- HP Communications : innovation, M&A and ventures on video, VoIP (Pipebeach , Alcatel, Ericsson, Nokia, Cisco, 15 telecom providers)
- 1989- HP Medical / Philips : 7 EU R&D project, digital radiology (PACS), multi-media patient care systems, CEN TC251 medical communications.
Education: MSc. Electrical Engineering EPFL, Executive education: IMD, MIT Sloane and Harvard Business School
Honours inlcude: 300 most influential persons in Switzerland (Bilan Magazine) , 100 start-up experts (Handelszeitung). Winner: European Photonics Venture Summit 2016, SPIE Photonics Europe 2016, European Venture Summit 2016, Semifinalist SPIE Photonics West 2017.