Advisor, Former Board Member
Rüdiger Petrikowski is an entrepreneurial CFO with M&A and capital market expertise in fast-paced businesses and rapidly changing environments. His experiences bridge the start-up and corporate world by combining strategy, finance, M&A and technology.
Rüdiger has a background in finance in senior leadership positions of corporates in the telecom, media, technology, payment and collection businesses (Publicitas, PubliGroupe, Swisscom, Thyssen Telecom). This is enhanced by start-up and advisory experiences, including roles as CFO (Achiko Ltd., a Swiss listed fintech and medtech growth company and Crypto Valley Venture Capital, CV VC Ltd, a blockchain-focused venture capital investor), board member and Finance Director of the Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC), start-up mentor at F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator, and investor. In addition, he is Partner and leads the M&A & CFO Advisory Practice of the Blockchain Innovation Group AG in Zug, Switzerland.
Rüdiger has an educational background as a bank professional and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration & Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany with studies in Sweden and China. He enhanced his professional experience with studies at London Business School, IMD and MIT.