Dr. Emile de Rijk
Emile is a passionate physicist and entrepreneur in the field of Additive Manufacturing and Radio Frequency applications. He co-founded SWISSto12 and serves as its CEO. Emile contributed to the technological inventions behind the company’s products and has helped the company in its growth from an early stage startup to a successfully growing business with international clients and partners.
Emile obtained a PhD in Physics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), in Lausanne (Switzerland) after obtaining his MSc in Physics at the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and his his BSc in Physics at EPFL.
Jean-Marie joined SWISSto12 in 2017 as its COO with a focus on boosting the company’s operational and industrial production capacity. Jean-Marie has a background in R&D, production and site management. His experience comes from the surface treatment industry applied to automobile and electronics applications. Prior to joining SWISSto12, Jean-Marie held different positions in site management and R&D for Oerlikon, Sulzer, Bekaert and Philips.
Jean-Marie holds an MSc in Materials Science from the Université Catholique de Louvain, in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
Luca joins SWISSto12 to support the financial organization development and expand the investors’ portfolio. Luca is a senior executive with finance and operations experience gained in start-ups and global organizations in a variety of sectors (Givaudan, Novartis, Novimmune, Rohm & Haas, Medtronic, KeyLemon).
Luca holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) and an MBA in new technologies and innovation management from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne (Switzerland).