Cybersecurity Panel at GrowthCon17

Thomas Bieri

Tom has worked for the last 20 years in corporate finance / investment banking, starting in 1997 in the Corporate Finance Division of SBC Warburg Dillon Read in Switzerland, then being responsible for IPO origination in Switzerland for UBS for more than seven years, eventually becoming Head ECMG Switzerland of UBS Investment Bank from 2007 until the 2009. In January 2010, he joined Nomura as Co-Head IBD Switzerland to build up the IBD franchise in Switzerland, after the acquisition of the European and Asian business of Lehman Brothers by Nomura completed shortly before. In early 2014, Tom founded, established and subsequently grew the Swiss activities / presence of ACXIT Capital Partners and is since then Managing Partner and CEO of the Swiss activities of ACXIT Capital Partners Group. Over the last 3 years, he has established ACXIT Capital Switzerland as the trusted and knowledgeable corporate finance advisory hub for Cyber Security, Block Chain and Artificial Intelligence Firms, given Switzerland is more and more evolving as the global center for such activities outside the United States. Trusted, long-term clients are inter alia WISeKey, Qnective, SilentCircle, Kudelski, Arago, etc). Tom holds an MSc in Economics & Game Theory from the London School of Economics and a BSc degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Berne, Switzerland