Dr. Carole Ackermann,
Recently appointed to the Board of be-advanced, the Canton Bern’s new agency for promotion of industrial innovation, SME’s, and startups, Carole Ackermann is also CEO and co-founder of Diamondscull AG, a company investing in early stage companies in the technology/ICT field. She is also non-executive director of Allianz Suisse, Plaston Group and WMPartners, president of Business Angles Switzerland, co-president of Angel for ladies, jury member of Venturekick and top 100 startups. Her career has spanned consulting and management roles Prior to that she held consultant and international management roles at Interbrand, Arthur Andersen, SaurerGroup, among others. Carole Ackermann holds a PhD in marketing from the University of St. Gallen where she is senior lecturer for business administration.