About us

Founders bio

Stefan Metzger
Co-Founder & CEO

Established Smart City expert. As CDO of the City of Lucerne, he was responsible for both the digitalization of the administration and the Smart City development of the city region until 2022.

Prior to that, he was responsible for the Smart City program at Swisscom AG. He also established the Smart City and IoT program at Swiss Post AG at group-level.

He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as in Industrial Engineering. He’s co-initiator and co-founder of the national associations Smart City Hub and board member of the Future City Alliance.

Lukas Hohl
Co-Founder & COO

Business executive with 18+ years of management experience in advanced technologies and innovation. ​

At Swisscom Blockchain AG he led a team of 30 people in the role of the CEO. In his various roles within business consultancy he managed highly complex system integration projects in the realm of Financial Services in Switzerland and abroad.

He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering & Information Technology from ETH Zürich. In addition, he completed the Program for Leadership Development (PLD) at Harvard Business School.

Jorge Alvarado
Co-Founder & CTO

Senior IT architect with 14+ years of experience in software development with focus on Distributed Computing, Data and Cloud Security. ​

During his time at Swisscom AG, he worked as Subject Matter Expert in diverse projects that included technologies such as Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), Self-Sovereign Identity and Confidential Computing.

He holds a Master of Science in Business Information Systems from FHNW. In addition, he completed the Data Stewardship Executive Program developed by the GovLab (New York University).

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