Michael is the Founder of Geneva-based healthbank, the only citizen-owned, health data exchange cooperative. He is also a General Partner with Rollspeed and Avadilon, Swiss-based investment funds concentrating on growth stage mHealth and health data opportunities. Additionally, Michael is currently an Advisor for HealthXL, a global market for health innovations and insights.
During 2014 and 2015, Michael was President of Vital Connect, Europe, a medical device and healthcare technology company focused on clinical grade biosensors.
In 2013, Michael was the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for SystemsX, Switzerland’s largest (800M CHF) early stage life sciences fund, and served as a mentor for the ETH Entrepreneurship Lab.
Prior to 2013, Michael served as Chairman of Genebio, a bioinformatics software firm, and sat on the Strategic Advisory Committee for HealthTIES, an EU-backed consortium of four of Europe’s top regions in biosciences, medical technology and health entrepreneurship.
Before moving to Switzerland in 2004, Michael co-founded two US-based firms: Netelligent Corporation and ActiveObjects, where he held the roles of President, Chairman and CEO respectively.