Mr. Bertrand Klaiber

co-founder, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Klaiber is an experienced business development manager with several achievements in developing new activities in big multinational companies as well as start-ups. He has a solid expertise in consumer electronics and industrial products marketing, innovation management and strategic planning.

After graduating in Electrical engineering at EPFL in 1994, Mr. Klaiber worked for 10 years as an electronics engineer and project manager for Motorola Semiconductors, Smartdata and Logitech.

In 2004, he completed an MBA with honors at the University of Lausanne and then worked as Stategy and Marketing manager at LEM, an international leader in electrical measurement products. In 2010 he was promoted Worldwide Business Development Manager for Energy Solutions at LEM.

In 2012 he joined the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) to launch the EssentialTech program that aims at developing appropriate technologies for impoverished countries. As part of this mandate, he has participated to the creation the University Research Centre on Energy for Healthcare in Cameroon (CURES).