Lift Conference / Lift lab
Arthur Andersen
University of Lausanne


Digital innovation


Private & retail banking

Laurent is an observer, strategist, investor, and creative matchmaker for industry leaders, start-ups, policy makers, designers, and developers; guiding them through the intricacies of emerging technologies and the larger social and economic changes that shape them.
He works with clients and projects in many different domains – entrepreneurship, finance, media, technology, retail – and facilitates the sharing of ideas, experience, and knowledge that lead to innovative action and new collaborative projects.
He is a venture partner at Anthemis and a partner at MKS Alternative Investments (active in seed investment in Switzerland and internationally).
He is the founder of Lift, Switzerland’s first ideas conference on the subject of innovation, technology, and society.
He was twice honored as one of the most influential person in Switzerland (L’Hebdo in 2006, Bilan in 2011), won a Swiss ICT award, and was named one of the top 20 Swiss entrepreneurs below forty in 2011.