Nicolas Bürer, 39, is Managing director at digitalswitzerland since October 2016. He studied Physics at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). From 2011 to 2013 he worked as Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer at Deindeal.ch. He then went on to co-found Movu.ch, of which he still is Chairman. In January 2014, he was appointed Managing Director of Joiz Switzerland. Since the beginning of 2016, Nicolas Bürer has also been the Vice-Chairman of the Swiss Startup Association.
digitalswitzerland (formerly DigitalZurich2025) is an industry-overarching initiative whose purpose is to position Switzerland as an attractive location for digital startups, corporations and talents and to assist Swiss companies in meeting digital challenges. The initiative was launched in 2015 by renowned companies, industry associations and representatives of the Swiss political, business and scientific communities. It now counts more than 70 of Switzerland’s best known organisations among its members. As a sign of personal commitment and dedication, we have launched several initiatives, focusing on three key areas: attracting outstanding digital talent, helping existing companies master digital challenges and significantly strengthening the Swiss startup ecosystem. digitalswitzerland is taking initiatives in the area of politics framework, talent & education, startup enablement, thought leadership and public communication in order to achieve our mission.
Address: Sihlquai 125 - Zurich - 8006 (Switzerland)
Phone: +41 79 542 92 56