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Board of Directors

Adrian R. Bult

President of the Board of Directors

Adrian Bult studied business administration and marketing at the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG). From 1984 to 1997 he held several national and international sales positions with IBM and served as a member of the Executive Board of IBM Switzerland. Until 1998 he was Head of Information Technology at Telecom PTT, after which he joined the Group Executive Board of Swisscom, first as CIO, then as CEO of Swisscom Fixnet and finally as CEO of Swisscom Mobile.

From 2007 to 2012 Adrian R. Bult was a member of the Executive Board and also a shareholder of COO Avaloq Evolution AG. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Swissgrid AG and also sits on the boards of directors of several other companies, including Swissquote AG and Regent Beleuchtungskörper AG. Adrian R. Bult is married and has one daughter.

Frédéric Chanson

Member of the Board of Directors

Frédéric Chanson is a lawyer by education with over 30 years experience in both listed and private equity investments.

Formerly a Director with Bank Julius Baer & Co. AG, he co-founded the investment boutique Firminvest AG in Zurich in 1995, where assets are managed on behalf of its international clientele. He is an anchor investor in Coresystems.

Andreas Etter

Member of the Board of Directors

Andreas Etter is a founding member and member of the board directors of Investnet AG, an entrepreneurial investor network headquartered in Switzerland. In addition, he is Chairman of the Board of Optiprint AG in Berneck and of W. Schneider + Co. AG in Langnau am Albis as well as member of the board of directors of various companies.

He was Head Client Experience Design at UBS and looks back on over ten years of consulting experience, seven of which he worked for McKinsey & Company, Zurich. Andreas Etter has an economics degree (lic.oec.HSG) of the University of St. Gallen and sits in the jury of the Prix SVC Ostschweiz.

Stan Novakovic

Member of the Board of Directors

Stan Novakovic has a degree in business administration (lic.rer.pol) from the University of Bern. He has worked in executive search for over 15 years. He is a sought-after recruitment advisor for boards of directors and top management positions in international companies, specializing in technology. He has participating interests in diverse companies and is a member of several boards of directors.

Elgar Fleisch


Professor of Information and Technology Management at ETH Zurich and University of St. Gallen (HSG).

His research focuses on applications, infrastructures, and economic impacts of mobile and ubiquitous computing. Elgar Fleisch is a co-founder of several university spin-offs and serves as a member of multiple management boards, and academic steering committees.