GENEVA, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey announced the appointment of Dr. Adrienne Corboud Fumagalli as a member of its Advisory Committee. The committee, chaired by Carlos Moreira, WISeKey founder and CEO, provides advice to WISeKey's senior management regarding matters of strategic business development and future revenue growth.
Dr. Adrienne Corboud Fumagalli holds the position of EPFL (Swisstech, Lausanne) Vice President for Innovation and Technology Transfer. An experienced industry executive in telecom and media technologies, she has been reinforcing the bridges between EPFL and the marketplace since September 2008. She has focused in particular on developing EPFL's Innovation Square, a place to host and expose start ups and to enhance strategic partnerships with industry leaders. In 2010, she launched Metamedia@EPFL, a new centre to promote and develop research in the field of media. She also chairs 2 foundations to promote innovation (PSE, FIT).
Dr. Corboud Fumagalli said, "I am very happy to accept this appointment, as people in academia and innovation are moving more than ever into the cloud, through open collaboration and crowdsourcing, where identity certification and trust are becoming crucial."
Mr. Moreira said, "Dr. Corboud Fumagalli's appointment is the first step in what I am sure will be a fruitful cooperation between WISeKey and leading teaching and research Universities."
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