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/IoT technologies. Currently, he serves as board director/observer at Actility, Bexio, Matrixx Software and furthermore manages Arviem, PIQ and SignifAI.io. Stefan's prior investments (exits) include Amplidata (acquired by Western Digital), Boundary (acquired to BMC), Exoscale (acquired by Telecom Austria Group/A1 Digital), Piston Cloud (acquired by Cisco), Plumgrid (acquired by VMware) and 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, Stefan spent many years with IBM, latterly heading IT strategy consulting.