1 – Short Academic Summary Dominique Foray is Full Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and holds the Chair of Economics and Management of Innovation (CEMI). For the last four years, he served as chairman of the expert group “Knowledge for Growth”; a group of prominent economists created to advise Commissioner J. [...]
Chris Thomas is a serial entrepreneur, setting up his first company in January 2009, www.SuperiorCondoms.com, which is now providing condoms to both the retail and wholesale markets throughout Europe. In 2010, Chris, together with a friend, established www.Zsuits.com, a successful Japanese Zentai party costumes website, spotting a trend which has started to gather pace across [...]
Mr Jonathan Edwards is one of the co-founders of So Money Productions, a Swiss based media and video production company that specializes in creative video content marketing for distribution via the internet.
Olivier Hari is an associate in our Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance and Restructuring and Insolvency teams in Geneva. He specializes in insolvency and reorganization proceedings, corporate restructuring, law of obligations (Contract Law, Torts Law) and banking law.
Michael graduated from EPFL 2007 in microtechnology and life science. Before his studies, he and Marc (CTO) were co-founders and leaders of an IT start-up that was exited successfully in 2001.
David Hiler est Conseiller d’Etat chargé du département des finances. Sur le plan politique, il a été l’un des pionniers du parti les Verts à Genève, dont il a longtemps assuré le secrétariat général.
Véronique Kämpfen est en charge du département de communication de la Fédération des Entreprises Romandes Genève (FER Genève) depuis janvier 2010. Elle est également rédactrice en chef du journal Entreprise romande, qui est l’organe de la FER Genève depuis 1933. Ce bimensuel, tiré à plus de 23’000 exemplaires, est envoyé à l’ensemble des membres de la Fédération
Nicole Heim studied management and economics at the University of Zurich, with a focus on microeconomics. Alongside her studies she also obtained a degree in sports management. Since autumn 2008 Nicole Heim is the CEO of Young Enterprise Switzerland.
Daniel Loeffler dirige le Service de la promotion économique du canton de Genève depuis janvier 2009. Il y a exercé depuis 2002 en qualité de conseiller aux entreprises, notamment dans le domaine financier et de l’aide à la structuration de projets.
François graduated with an MD from Geneva Medical School and obtained a Master in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene. He has a MBA from Warwick Business School. After several years in academia, he joined Swissmedic, the Swiss Medicine Agency where he was responsible for the registration and market surveillance of neuropsychiatric drugs.