Stefan joined Swisscom Ventures in 2011. Since then he has played a key role for building up an investment portfolio in cloud, virtualization and mobile technologies. He leads and is overseeing the investments in Actility (Board Observer), Arviem, Bexio (Board Observer), Exoscale (Board Director), Matrixx Software (Board Observer), PIQ and VirtualAds (Board Director). Stefan also led prior investments in Amplidata (acquired by Western Digital), Boundary (acquired to BMC), Piston Cloud (acquired by Cisco), Plumgrid (acquired by VMware), ServiceMesh (acquired by CSC).
He also sits on the board of Swiss Startup Invest, Switzerland’s leading financing platform for hi-tech companies. Stefan joined Swisscom in 2002 and held several business development and senior management positions, including managing Swisscom’s innovation and scouting activities out of Silicon Valley from 2007 to 2010. Prior to Swisscom, spent many years with IBM, latterly heading IT strategy consulting.