Director GTM Strategy
Philipp K. Barmettler is a Director at Google where he leads the global go-to-market strategy efforts for Google Cloud. Prior to joining Google, Philipp was a Director at Facebook driving global sales operations for partnerships and resellers, a Vice President at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and before that he was an Associate Partner of the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. He holds a Master’s and a Ph.D. degree in Corporate Venturing with Distinction from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich.
Christoph is a seasoned business professional with two decades of experience in the international business arena. Mr. Besmer joined the Swiss Business Hub USA as the Trade Commissioner of Switzerland for the U.S. West Coast after co-founding and running a foreign direct investment consulting firm. Prior to this, he was heading the Greater Zurich Area investment promotion agency’s efforts in the United States for close to a decade. Christoph Besmer gathered experience as a senior project manager for a nongovernmental organization providing consulting services for humanitarian relief organizations.
Manager Western USA
Manager Western USA for Switzerland Tourism
CPA - Partner
Spott, Lucey & Wall, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Fastmetrics: Networks & Knowledge
Type of Business:
Network integrator, Voip and connectivity solutions, IT consulting, ISP, business network and knowledge consulting
Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services Computer Systems Design Services
CRC Results, Inc.
Bjoern Jeker is a Partner with CRC Results, where he works with Fortune 1000 and emerging growth companies. He has run cross-functional and international projects in the life sciences and technology sector to identify, analyze and close performance and compliance gaps across critical functions and products lines. Prior to CRC Results, Mr. Jeker was Partner for Risk Advisor Services at a national professional services firm and directed the Internal Audit function at Qualcomm. Mr. Jeker was Chairman of the San Francisco Chapter of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce from 2010-2012. He is a graduate of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Medical Doctor, Researcher
Director, Executive Briefing & Executive Engagement Programs
Boris is a service-driven technology marketing leader with creative vision, talent for execution and significant customer empathy informed by an earlier career in international hospitality management. He currently leads DocuSign’s Executive Engagement & Briefing programs. Boris holds a BSc from the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and an MBA from Cornell University.
Swisscom Cloud Labs Ltd.
CEO Swisscom Cloud Lab & Head of Outpost Services
Founder & General Partner
FYRFLY Venture Partners
Early Stage Technology Venture Fund investing in Swiss, European and North American ventures.
Law Offices of Dennis M. Sullivan
Law Practice: Business transactions and litigation; mergers and acquisitions; real estate transactions; wills, trusts and probate; international transactions and related litigation. Legal Advisor – Consulates General of Federal Republic of Germany, Switzerland, and Brazil (San Francisco); Past Special Counsel, Office of the Commission of the European Union (San Francisco).