Thomas Ackermann

Managing Director

Thomas is an experienced entrepreneur and committed startup eco system builder. Before joining SICTIC, he was co-founder and managing director of a SaaS company, which he led for more than ten years. He is a board member, advisor and mentor to several startups and actively contributes to the development of the Swiss startup scene.

His mission is to help further accelerate the growth of the SICTIC community and to build new exciting projects on top of the SICTIC platform.

Thomas holds a BSc in Biology from the University of Zurich.

Tanya Fröhlich

Tanya is an executive with over 15 years of experience in investment banking and M&A with a  focus in technology companies. Before joining SICTIC, Tanya was  Director at Corum Group International, a global Tech M&A advisory firm, focusing on corporate strategy, business development, process implementation and sales & marketing.

She was also  Director at World Financial Symposium, an International organisation dedicated to the tech ecosystem. She directed over 150 annual, high-scale events with industry leaders in investment banking, venture capital and private equity. The events covered relevant topics for investors looking for the highest professional input on growth & exit strategies, whether through investment, buyout, IPO, sale and merger.

Tanya holds an MBA and is a prolific speaker at various tech events.

Nicole Bühler

Nicole holds a BSc in Business Administration with a Specialization in International Management from Zurich University of Applied Sciences.

She has multiple years’ experience in financial services, operations management, start-up and investor relations, and corporate event management.  In the past she has single-handedly organized and managed events including road-shows, business club events, entrepreneurial education, consulting workshops, sports sponsoring, and art exhibitions.

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