Team

Dr. Claudio Marforio

Co-founder & COO

Claudio focuses on business development and technology. Claudio holds a PhD from ETH Zurich in Computer Science and is an expert in Mobile Security.

Sandra Tobler

Co-founder & CEO

Sandra focuses on strategy and business development. Sandra has years of experience in IBM and S-GE and brings an extensive US and CH network.

Dr. Nikos Karapanos

Co-founder & CTO

Nikos focuses on research and development of Futurae innovative technology and security. Nikos holds a PHD in Computer Science from ETH Zurich.

Mike Resvanis

Lead Engineer

Mike has great know-how in back-end and mobile applications as well as infrastructure operations. He knows Futurae IT-stack inside-out and manages the deployment of Futurae applications and back-end components.

Gaetano Mecenero

Head of Marketing

Gaetano focuses on marketing and partners management and has years of experience in communication, digital/content marketing and change management. He is a speaker and lecturer at ZHAW.

Ilias Rinis

Senior Engineer

Ilias focuses on developing Futurae backend as well as contributing to Android and testing. Ilias holds an MSc in Computer Science from ETH Zurich.

Jonas Passerini

Security Engineer

Jonas focuses on web development, in particular on Futurae self-onboarding, administrative and support interface. Jonas holds an MSc in Computer Science from ETH Zurich.

Gina Schlatter

Customer Success Manager

Gina comes from a background in higher eduation and hospitality with a strong focus on business development and service excellence. She supports the team on business development and takes care of internal projects to ensure the best experience possible for Futurae's customers.

François Robinet

Board Member

François is Managing Partner of AXA Venture Partners. His extensive knowledge, network and truly innovative mindset are a key component to detect, select and support portfolio companies, making the fund a unique strategic asset for startups.

Thomas Hilgendorff

Board Member

Thomas serves as CEO of DiVentures, a venture capital firm specializing in early-stage FinTech, RegTech, and InsureTech startups. He is also a co-founder of Yapeal and served as COO of Safe Swiss Cloud AG. Thomas has more than 20 years of experience in the financial service IT industry.

David Buser

Advisor

David is a lawyer/MBA with 10 years of experience in both the U.S. and European SaaS markets. He is passionate about Legaltech and interested in everything that makes contracts, negotiations and transactions smarter.

Prof. Srdjan Capkun

Advisor

Srdjan is a Full Professor at ETH Zurich, where he leads the System Security Group and he is also the Director of the Zurich Information Security Center.

Samuel Berger

Advisor

Sam has years of experience in business development and sales (CH, UK and Northern Europe) for a B2B startup that grew to an international company with a double-digit valuation.

Dr. Claudio Soriente

Advisor

Claudio holds a PHD from University of California at Irvine and is currently a Researcher at NEC Labs, while previously a Researcher in Telefonica, Spain.

Kernel

Physical Security

Kernel keeps the team happy and chews on anything she gets her teeth on. If you're a Futurae friend she is the most playful dog. But foes, beware! Kernel secures Futurae premises and secrets.

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