Founder and Chief executive
Dipl.ing. EPFZ, MBA IMD, previously Chairman of Tissot Watch Company, member of the executive board of Omega & Tissot group (SSIH). As President of the Tissot Economic Foundation, and Founder of companies applying the Tissot know-how into new industries, he is carrying on the secular family concern for people in identifying the watchmaker’s unique talents to transfer them into high challenging life saving medical devices. Such companies are Precimed (first medtech company producing pacemakers in the watch region, in partnership with Hofman La Roche, and taken over by Intermedics), Medos (first programmable hydrocephalic valve for the treatment of hydrocephalia, taken over by Johnson & Johnson), and now Tissot Medical Research. He chaired the Neuchatel state commission for economic promotion and was an executive board member of the Swiss Academy of engineering as well as the president of CAETS, (international council of academies of engineering, in Washington D.C.). Luc Tissot chaired the 10th CAETS international convocation in Zurich (1993).
Dr. Roland Metzger
Studied mathematics and economics at the University of Heidelberg. Upon completing his studies as a diploma mathematician, he worked as a research assistant at the University of Heidelberg and received a PhD in economics. After some years in the consulting business he joined the management board of a subsidiary of Siemens AG. In 1995 he founded the first internet job market in Europe, called ‘jobpilot’, which went public in 2000 and he continued to grow the business, making it the European market leader with a presence in 14 countries. He sold jobpilot to the world largest recruitment company Adecco and since then has been an active investor as well as a founder in a number of companies in different, but primarily, technology-oriented industries.
Chief Financial Officer