The team of Neuronomics combines decades of research at leading universities in neuroscience, finance and artificial intelligence with a successful entrepreneurial track record in the financial industry and in-depth professional experience in asset management and information technology.
Master in Psychology, Neurophysiology and Psychopathology, PhD at University of Zurich and 3 years of postdoc research regarding the role of brain receptors in emotional processes. Senior researcher in a research project with a Swiss family office and the universities of Geneva, Zurich and Stanford on the neuronal processes underlying financial decisions. At the same time working in asset management at the family office. Founder of Neuronomics GmbH in 2015.
Master in Medicine at University of Basel, with the focus on neurology and neuropathology. Four-year research project regarding the behaviour of desert ants and its applications in artificial intelligence and robotics. Master in Neurobiology, Mathematics and Informatics at the University of Zurich. Professional experience as psychiatrist, head of research- IT at the Psychiatric University Clinic Zurich. More than 4 years at Credit Suisse, in IT (payment messaging). Founder of Neuronomics GmbH in 2015.
Founder of XTP Group, built leading provider of implementation services for US and Europe. Founder and member of the supervisory board of credX AG, platform for disintermediation of debt capital markets, licensed by German regulator BaFin. Previously, managerial positions in the field of private equity (Altira/Clearsight) and hedge funds (GAM).
Master in Business and Economics at University of Basel, focus on financial markets theory and thesis on portfolio optimization for pension fund portfolios using alternative investment strategies. Founder of Sustainable Resources GmbH in coffee trading. Project management in blockchain businesses.
Active in the LegalTech and Blockchain Space, both as a legal counsel and entrepreneur for many years. Director and co-founder of the Swiss FinTech FQX, Board Member of the Lisk Foundation in Zug. Benedikt has written several papers for Swiss and foreign journals ranging from a contract law perspective on smart contracts to an economic analysis of law perspective on digitization as a whole. Previously, Benedikt worked for the Swiss FinTech-pioneer Lykke and for the Swiss Private Bank Notenstein. Benedikt earned his law degree from the University of Zurich with a focus on international private and financial market law. He also earned a CAS in Financial Market Law from the University of Zurich.