Board of Directors


Eduard M. Brunner, Chairman

Dr. Eduard M. Brunner is the owner of Edbru AG, a company engaged in the financing of start-up companies. He worked in various Swiss industrial companies in different management positions up to the delegate of the board.

Dr. Brunner holds a PhD in Technical Science from the ETH Zürich, a Master of Business Administration of the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, and a Master in Electrical Engineering of the ETH Zürich.


Jacqueline Ruedin Rüsch

Jacqueline Ruedin Rüsch is the founder and CEO of Privilège Management SA, a wealth management company providing wealth management services for private and institutional clients including discretionary portfolio management, advisory, venture capital investments, and fund distribution.

Jacqueline Ruedin Rüsch, after being granted her University degree in Economics, started a successful career in banking working in several major Swiss banks where she acquired in-depth experience in wealth management, relationship management, funds’ structuring and funds’ distribution.

Winfried Mayer

Dr. Winfried Mayer has gained vast experience in Pharmaceutical Industry through over 30 years working at Hoffmann - La Roche AG where he currently acts as Head of Chugai Collaborations Japan, Global Pharma Technical Operations. 

Mr. Mayer holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Tübingen in Germany.


Jon Andri Jörg

Jon Andri Jörg is CEO and owner of Connova, a company specialized in composite components. Prior to this he held management positions at Mettler Toledo in Europe and America, last as global VP Sales, Service & Marketing of Rainin. He started his professional career as an investment banker at UBS Warburg.

Jon Andri Jörg studied at the University of Lausanne and the London School of Economics, from where he graduated with a Master of Economics degree. He also attended the Executive Education Program at the Columbia Business School, New York, and the Business School of Stanford, California.


Geoff Gerhardt

Geoff Gerhardt has over 30yrs of experience in the analytical instrumentation industry, both as a user and developer of analytical technologies.  He has lead instrument research at Waters Corporation for 15yrs, and most recently joined their Corporate Development Office to identify and nurture new and emergent analytical technologies. 

Geoff holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.


Matyas Vegh, CEO



Kaspar Cottier, CTO & Founder