philipp barmettler

Dear Members and Friends,

Welcome to the San Francisco Chapter of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce.

  • Are you Swiss and live in the San Francisco area?
  • Are you American and want to do business in Switzerland?
  • Are you interested in the Swiss-American relationship?

This is the place for you to connect and become part of our community. Our purpose is to strengthen Swiss-American business and cultural relationships in San Francisco and Silicon Valley through:

We organize professional networking events, round tables and informal conversations.

Local Support Services
We provide companies and individual members with access to Legal, HR, Tax, and Financial experts.

Business Expertise
We assist corporate members with Silicon Valley specific consulting services across all areas.

We connect start-ups, entrepreneurs, VCs, and individual investors.

We offer mentorship from seasoned Swiss and US business executives to our members.

We enable Swiss University internships in San Francisco and Silicon Valley region.

We contribute with thought leadership in cutting-edge topics linked to business, technology, and society.

Please connect with me directly (LinkedIn or Facebook), reach out to any of our Board Members, or just send us an email ( to find out how to get involved.

Best regards,

Philipp Barmettler
Chairman of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce – San Francisco Chapter

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