We help companies develop and grow
competitive solutions

Jörg Nowack

United Kingdom

Jörg Nowack

United Kingdom

Nick Muir

United Kingdom

Nick Muir

United Kingdom

Montserrat Corominas

Switzerland

Montserrat Corominas

Switzerland

Axel Berns

Germany

Axel Berns

Germany

Eszter Tanczos Olver

Switzerland

Eszter Tanczos Olver

Switzerland

Yuhsuke Iwahashi

Germany

Yuhsuke Iwahashi

Germany

Thomas Esser

Germany

Thomas Esser

Germany

Disruptive Innovation

Melanie Martel

France

Melanie Martel

France

Christian Melin

France

Christian Melin

France

Maurici Rolo Mallofré

Spain

Maurici Rolo Mallofré

Spain

Growth

Claus Hünting

Germany

Claus Hünting

Germany

Magdalena Piatkowska

USA

Magdalena Piatkowska

USA

Arun Sobti

USA

Arun Sobti

USA

Partnering

Klaus Wortmann

Germany

Klaus Wortmann

Germany

Jukka-Pietarinen

Finland

Jukka-Pietarinen

Finland

Dr. Achim Luhn

Germany

Dr. Achim Luhn

Germany

Milan Visinski

Serbia & Slovenia

Milan Visinski

Serbia & Slovenia

Jörg Nowack

London – MEng./MSc. Applied Physics, MBA

Head of Global Accounts

20 years career in growth strategy and global business development with a focus on complex technology-based solutions; sector expertise includes electronic components, industrial machinery/automation, energy and other infrastructure equipment, aerospace and healthcare. Initiated and grew new ventures, opened new geographical markets and facilitated strategic alliances at multinational corporation including Hitachi, Philips and Schneider Electric. Also brings a solid top-tier management consulting background from McKinsey.

Jörg speaks English, German (native), French, Spanish, Dutch and Polish.

Nick Muir

London, UK - BSc (Honours), Urban Estate Management

Head of Growth

A proven innovator, focused on technology and emerging consumer trends. 25 years of experience working for international blue-chip technology corporations, primarily focusing on marketing, sales, business development and partnership solutions. Nick has created and managed businesses across Europe, and specialises in Telecommunications, Consumer Technology, Multi-channel Retail and Media.

Nick speaks English.

Montserrat Corominas

Switzerland - BA Econ, MSc. Business Economics

FOUNDER & CEO

Extensive experience in international business development, sales partnership channels and M&A in fast-moving business; High-tech, Telecommunications, Media, IT Services and Cleantech. Created and managed business in Asia, Latam and Europe as the responsible for regional sales and BD at Nokia Siemens.

Montserrat speaks German, English, French, Spanish and Catalan.

Axel Berns

Germany – MSc. Communications

Head of Industry & Operations

Experienced founder with a strong sales and growth orientation. Ability to drive extensive growth through highly effective & efficient sales and marketing strategies, planning and execution in various industries such as Industry, IT and Security.

Founded several companies with the clear focus on company value. Strategic, analytical and innovative thinker.

Eszter Tanczos Olver

Switzerland – Medical Doctor

Digital Health & Lifestyle

Health Care expert and entrepreneur with extensive experience in startup and VC funding as well as with capital markets including IPO.

Expert in product development in the medical device and pharmaceutical areas, cell culture based technologies for regenerative medicine.

Product launches and international sales and business development of regenerative medicine products with over 10.000 clinical applications.

Eszter speaks English, German, and Hungarian

Yuhsuke Iwahashi

Japan - BA Mathematics

Business Development Japan

Specialised in new business development and incubation, where no model to follow exists and a deep technical knowledge as well as high-level communication skill is required.

Experienced in “Gemba” (a Japanese term meaning “the real place”) with respect to R&D, system integration, content distribution, PR, marketing, customer service, process optimisation, new business incubation, third party management, etc.
Worked for Sony over 20 years in various divisions, including the world’s premier launch of the Smartcard system in Hong Kong and the Entertainment Robot in Europe.

Yuhsuke speaks English, German and Japanese.

Thomas Esser

Germany – MSc. Mechanical Engineering

Product & Business Development Energy

Focused for 15 years on creating and implementing technology innovations in automotive, utility and clean tech industries. Business driven with engineering background.

Proven expertise in energy & efficiency technologies, product & portfolio management, design to cost, and high-tech business development.

Thomas speaks English, French and Spanish.

Melanie Martel

France – MSc. Intelligence Marketing

Senior business development, Healthcare & Lifestyle

Passionate in global strategy, innovation and value creation with 16 years of professional experience in the areas of pharma specialty care, biotech, medtech, eHealth and personalised health, health & well-being tourism, agribusiness and sustainable environment.

Key competencies in corporate and business strategy, business operations, profit center management, strategic planning, market access and pricing strategies.

Melanie speaks French and English.

Christian Melin

France – MBA

Business Development Europe

20 years’ experience in Information, Mobile Telecommunications, Semiconductors, Automotive and Aerospace & Defense sectors.

Worked at IHS, SIEMENS, PHILIPS, ESERVGLOBAL in Management positions for Quality, Product Line, Business Development and Global Sales Account.

Domains are real-time enterprise software, product design & supply chain solutions, standards, mobile payment, remittance, loyalty&retention and intelligent networks.

Christian Speaks French, German and English.

Maurici Rolo Mallofré

Spain - ESADE Business School

Business Analyst

Graduated from ESADE Business School in Barcelona. After having done his exchange term in WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany he has worked in fields such as tourism, healthcare and energy. Passionate about business strategy, tech innovations and music. Open-minded, unprejudiced and always investigating new ideas.

Maurici speaks English, French, Spanish and Catalan.

Claus Hünting

Germany - FOM University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management

Head of Security and Smart Infrastructure

A committed Sales and BD leader, successful at developing corporate vision and strategy, with the communication skills to inspire customers, employees and partners alike. Claus values the continuing professional growth that comes with challenging tasks and opportunities. Strong experience as a sales leader in Solution Sales in both the Government and Enterprise ID Management and Biometrics.

Claus speaks German and English.

Magdalena Piatkowska

USA & Germany – B.S. Finance & Investments

Senior consultant, Strategic marketing

Over 15 years of experience focusing on creating and implementing business strategy, go-to-market plans  solution, marketing strategy and Business Development for technology innovations in telecom, IT, M2M, IoT, security, smart utility industries.

Extensive experience in market intelligence and competitive analysis for implementation into strategy, market positioning, and solution development.

Project management experience including innovation incubators, M&A integration and various operational projects, global and regional.

Magdalena speaks English and German.

Arun Sobti

USA - PH.D. Electrical Engineering, M.S. ENG., B.S. Electronics Eng.

Partner, North America

Based in Chicago, senior executive with global business experience in wireless/telecom and internet/software industries. Extensive M&A experience ranging from $2M to $2.8B deals.

General Manager of running global businesses and company wide strategies for a large multi-national company, including research, development and standards for a large wireless multi-national company. Chairman and board member or advisor for medium size to start-up companies. Technically gifted, over 500 patents generated by the team.

Arun speaks English and Hindi.

Klaus Wortmann

Germany

Business development, Security, Aircraft & Information Systems Engineering

Extensive industry and professional experience in the areas of international civil and National security. Klaus lead world wide engagements and served at several vice president international sales positions within Siemens. Expert on business implementation recruiting, project management and international business development.

Klaus speaks English and German.

Jukka-Pietarinen

Finland - MSc in Electronics & Computer Science

Jukka has extensive experience in industrial and telecommunication businesses for over 30 years.

He worked in different management levels and management teams in international companies (e.g. Nokia) and has experience heading business units, leading global sales teams as well as business development including business transactions.

Dr. Achim Luhn

Germany – PH.D. Physics

Senior business development, Security & IoT

Wide range of experience in the IT industry and IT-based services. Designed national IT infrastructure solutions, introduced innovation management systems on a global scale, and conceived innovative services for cloud computing and electro mobility.

International experience includes UK and Argentina. Strategy and technologies for cloud computing, biometrics and service business models.

Achim speaks German, English and some Spanish

Milan Visinski

Eastern Europe – B.S. Electronics

Regional business development, Security

Experienced Business Development Manager, specialized for public sector in CEE (Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia, Croatia, Ukraine, Kosovo, Albania, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan…).

Professional experience in Information Technology, Communication, National Security, Border Control, Energy and Healthcare. Knowledge about all major EU instruments (IPA, ENPI, DCI), International Financial Institutions such as the EC, World Bank, EIB, EBRD, UNDP and ADB.

Specialties: Business intelligence support for better business decisión making, making insightful decisions about a tender, and/or providing operational or strategic comparative advantage across the entire development process.

Milan speaks Slovenian, English, all former YU languages, German, Russian.

Our Locations

Europe

Zurich (HQ)

Limmatquai, 4
CH-8001 Zurich | Switzerland

Barcelona

Via Augusta 29, 6ª
08006 Barcelona | Spain

Düsseldorf

Wallstr. 16
40878 Ratingen | Germany

North America

Chicago

26 Polo Drive, South Barrington
60010 Illinois | USA

Present in:

  • Budapest

  • Hamburg

  • Helsinki

  • London

  • Milan

  • Munich

  • Paris

  • Ljubljana

  • Stuttgart