Prof. Gross is the Vice President for Research at the Walt Disney Studios and a Professor of Computer Science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH). He directs the Disney Research Laboratory in Zurich and is the head of the Computer Graphics Laboratory at ETH.
Eric is on the Board of several privately held companies and investment firms. He is on the board of 1875 Finance, Benpac AG, and Chair of TIGER21 Switzerland, a selective peer membership organization for specially qualified entrepreneurs, CEOs, and investors.
Xavier, one of Europe’s leading Experience Economy entrepreneurs, is on a mission to increase the quality of experiences in life. Founding marketing agencies and other businesses for 30 years, Xavier has been shaping global brands and investing privately in disruptive tech start-ups for 10 years. As founder and Managing Partner of the Impact VC investment firm, 4P Capital, he is dedicating his professional life to maximizing the positive social and environmental effect of highly scalable, purposeful startup companies.
Stefan Reidy is a leader, a supply chain enthusiast and a visionary aiming to build a ‘seamless digital trade network’ by developing innovative, technology-enabled services for supply chains. He is the founder and the CEO of the Swiss Arviem AG, helping manufacturers, exporters and importers to reveal inefficiencies in their supply chains by enabling transparent global trade via supply chain visibility solutions and real-time cargo monitoring services.
Chris Richardson has held CEO and board positions in public & private companies, has taken startups from idea to product-market fit; and has grown companies from $0 to $10mm, and $10mm to $100mm in revenue. Over a decade in Silicon Valley product management plus twenty years in operations, he has built and run sales and engineering teams on 4 continents. In addition to running technology companies, he is currently working on shaping the future of capitalism.
On the corporate side, Tal was a CIO at Bank of America, CIO at Capital One, CTO & Head of New Businesses at 888, and COO at BondDesk. As an entrepreneur, Tal was a founder at Navion, Exactor, Yallo, SPiCE VC and Securitize with multiple exits under his belt. For over a decade, prior to founding SPiCE VC Tal was an early stage investor and board member in numerous companies with multiple exists.