We are a team of dedicated international information security experts, software engineers and business enablers.

Claudio, Cybersecurity Expert, PhD from ETHZ in Systems Security

Claudio focuses on business development and technology. Claudio holds a PhD from ETH Zurich in Computer Science and is an expert in Mobile Security.

Dr. Claudio Marforio

Co-founder & COO

Sandra, Seasoned Business Lead in the IT sector

Sandra focuses on strategy and business development. Sandra has years of experience in IBM and S-GE and brings an extensive US and CH network.

Sandra Tobler

Co-founder & CEO

Nikos, CTO, Cybersecurity Expert with PhD from ETHZ

Nikos focuses on research and development of Futurae innovative technology and security. Nikos holds a PHD in Computer Science from ETH Zurich.

Dr. Nikos Karapanos

Co-founder & CTO

Gaetano, Chief Marketing Officer

Gaetano focuses on marketing and partners management and has years of experience in communication, digital/content marketing and change management. He is a speaker and lecturer at ZHAW.

Gaetano Mecenero

Head of Marketing

Ilias, Lead Engineer

Ilias focuses on developing Futurae backend as well as contributing to Android and testing. Ilias holds an MSc in Computer Science from ETH Zurich.

Ilias Rinis

Lead Engineer

Artemis, Cybersecurity Interaction Designer

Artemis leads UX/UI at Futurae. She studied Product and System Design Engineering at the University of Aegean and gained experience in 3D graphics at the Animation Workshop in Denmark.

Artemis Tsagari

UX/UI Designer

Yorgos, Senior Engineer

Yorgos manages the development of Futurae mobile applications. He has many years of experience on mobile development. Yorgos holds an MSc in Distributed & Multimedia Information Systems from Heriot-Watt University.

Yorgos Galyfos

Lead Mobile Engineer

Linda, Business Development Lead

Linda focuses on business development and sales. Linda holds an MA in Finance and an MSc in International Management from the University of St. Gallen.

Linda Brunner

Business Development Lead

Xavier, Senior Software Engineer

Xavier focuses on developing the Futurae backend. Xavier holds an MSc in Computer Science from UCLouvain

Xavier Crochet

Senior Software Engineer

Deborah, Sales and Account Manager

Deborah is responsible for Sales and Account Management at Futurae. She has extensive experience in the Financial and SaaS industries. She holds an M.A. in Banking & Finance from Universität Zürich.

Deborah Pelloni

Sales and Account Manager

Mateusz, Senior iOS Engineer

Mateusz has more than 6 years of experience in iOS development. He holds an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the SUT in Poland. He is passionate about writing tests before implementation (TDD), pays attention to code quality and best practices.

Mateusz Szklarek

Senior iOS Engineer

Mikel, Security Engineer

Mikel is responsible for security and integration consulting and support. He holds an MSc in Computer Science from ETH Zurich.

Mikel Grabocka

Security Engineer

Anastasia, Data Scientist

Anastasia is responsible for machine learning and any data-heavy processing at Futurae. She holds a PHD in Biophysics from the University of Basel, and a MSc in Physics from Lund University.

Anastasia Syntychaki

Data Scientist

Marios, Senior Frontend Engineer

Marios focuses on everything frontend at Futurae including all javascript components, and the Admin dashboard.

Marios Fakiolas

Senior Frontend Engineer


Jorge focuses on bringing new authentication technologies to improve the competitiveness of enterprises and in the banking sector in LATAM.

Jorge Bobadilla


Konstantinos, Business Development

Konstantinos focuses on International Business Development.

Kon Asimakopoulos

Business Development

Board Member, AVP Axa Venture Partners

François is Managing Partner of AXA Venture Partners. His extensive knowledge, network and truly innovative mindset are a key component to detect, select and support portfolio companies, making the fund a unique strategic asset for startups.

François Robinet

Board Member

Board Member, DIventure and Yapeal CEO

Thomas is CEO of DiVentures, a VC firm specializing in early-stage startups. He is also co-founder and CEO of Yapeal and served as COO of Safe Swiss Cloud AG. Thomas has more than 20 years of experience in the financial service IT industry.

Thomas Hilgendorff

Board Member

Board Member, DIventure and Yapeal CEO

Michael has extensive experience in financial services and IT with a strong international network. He is Executive Board Member of Euroclear CH, former CTO of Euroclear Group and ex member of Swisscom’s Executive Board.

Michael Shipton

Board Member

Member of Advisory Board, Head Legal EMEA at Box

David is co-founder and CEO of Canveo. He is a lawyer/MBA with 10 years of experience in the US and European SaaS markets. He is passionate about Legaltech and interested in everything that makes contracts, negotiations and transactions smarter.

David Buser


Member of Advisory Board, Professor at ETH Zurich

Srdjan is a Full Professor at ETH Zurich, where he leads the System Security Group and he is also the Director of the Zurich Information Security Center.

Prof. Srdjan Capkun


Member of Advisory Board

Sam has years of experience in business development and sales (CH, UK and Northern Europe) for a B2B startup that grew to an international company with a double-digit valuation.

Samuel Berger


Member of Advisory Board, Senior Researcher at NEC Labs

Claudio holds a PHD from University of California at Irvine and is currently a Researcher at NEC Labs, while previously a Researcher in Telefonica, Spain.

Dr. Claudio Soriente


MFA Office dog for added security

Kernel keeps the team happy and chews on anything she gets her teeth on. If you're a Futurae friend she is the most playful dog. But foes, beware! Kernel secures Futurae premises and secrets.


Physical Security

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