Daniel Gasteiger


Daniel Gasteiger has worked in financial services for more than 20 years. Starting out as an FX trader at Credit Suisse, he later joined UBS to work with hedge funds and third-party banks promoting UBS’s business-to-business API solutions and Prime Brokerage services. In his last role at UBS, he built up and managed the Office of the Chairman as a Managing Director.


Daniel Grassinger


Holding degrees in civil engineering and business administration, Daniel Grassinger has worked in real estate consulting and workplace design for more than ten years. He developed and implemented workplace concepts to foster innovation and collaboration for some of the world’s leading technology firms and other Fortune 500 companies. In the past three years, Daniel built up and managed AECOM’s Swiss branch in Zurich.


Ramona Lieser

nexuslab programme lead

Ramona Lieser holds a Bachelor degree in International Business and is currently finishing her Master degree in Management & Entrepreneurship with focus on business development. During her studies, Ramona gained experience while working at Deutsche Bank, Wealth Management (L) and  Key Client Partners (CH), as well as at the corporate finance boutique Parklane Capital.


Grace Torrellas

Ambassador Western Switzerland

Grace is a senior consultant with international experience in the high-tech industry, including travel and IT as a Business Transformation Leader. Grace is actively engaged in the Blockchain community as mentor and as a co-founder of humnchain, a non-profit/community initiative. She works with StartUps focusing on innovation/differentiation and value creation. Grace is an industrial engineer with master’s studies in Information systems and an Executive MBA from EPFL.


Christoph Ruedt

Communication advisor

Christoph is a communication consultant focusing on integrated communication advice in technology, transformation and strategy. Prior to launching his own consultancy business, he worked in communication management roles at large international firms including UBS, Deloitte and AXA Winterthur, in both Switzerland and the UK. Christoph holds a Master’s Degree in Communication, Business Management and Information Technology, and a Ph.D. in Marketing.