Board of Directors
WISeKey established a strong Board of Directors with industry representation as well as experienced leaders from global institutions and the financial industry. For strategic matters, WISeKey can count on an extended Advisory Committee (see below)
Carlos Creus MoreiraFounder, Chairman and CEO WISeKey
Dourgam KummerBoard Member
Peter WardChief Financial Officer
Philippe DoubreBoard Member, President and Secretary General of the World Trade Center Geneva
Philippe Doubre has extensive experience and expertise with servicing international trade and determination of policies and new directions for facilitating international trade. He is a highly respected and well-recognized member of the international community as evidenced by his former position of Vice President of the American Centre Geneva.
David FergussonPresident and co-CEO of “The M&A Advisor
David Fergusson is the president and co-CEO of “The M&A Advisor”, the world’s premier think tank for corporate finance, mergers & acquisition, and restructuring professionals. From London and New York, Mr. Fergusson leads the company’s market intelligence, media, event, and consulting services for a constituency of over 350,000 finance industry professionals around the world. Mr. Fergusson engages regularly with corporate, finance, media, academic and government leaders and is a sought-after speaker and contributor on the subjects of finance, technology and operational innovation for international media organizations, prominent educational institutions and leadership assemblies. A market expert on the subject of the financial value of technological innovation, Mr. Fergusson is also the editor of 5 annual editions of “The Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers” series featuring a readership of over 500,000 and distribution in over 60 countries. As the Founder and Co-Chair of the Brexit Task Force on Corporate Finance, Mr. Fergusson leads a forum for business, investment, trade, academic and policy leaders to collaborate in pursuit of corporate growth for the United Kingdom. As an advocate for the advancement of the finance industry, in 2013, he led the development of the Emerging Finance Leaders program to engage future global business stalwarts to affect significant change through social innovation. For this initiative he was the recipient of the 2015 Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award. Mr. Fergusson is a member of and frequent speaker to the City of London’s Guild of Entrepreneurs, British American Business and the premier global corporate membership organization – the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG). He is the president-elect of HOBY, the global youth leadership foundation and an advisor to several social innovation initiatives in the United States, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Africa. An advocate for digital democracy, Mr. Fergusson is also a special advisor to civic technology pioneer Wikiburg in New York.
Juan Hernandez ZayasBoard Member
Maryla ShinglerBoard Member, Founder and Managing Director of the Argentum Group
Thomas WhayneIndependent Advisor
Mr. Whayne most recently was the Chief Development Officer at Qnective AG, a privately held secure communications and homeland security company based in Zurich, Switzerland. He earned an A.B. degree in Economics from Harvard College and a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.