Prof. Dr. Gerhard Plasonig
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Plasonig is founder and Managing Director of GP International SA, Risch,
Switzerland, a technology investment and incubator company. He is also co-founder and
Delegate of the Board of WoodWelding SA.
Before starting GPI, he worked
for seven years with The Generics Group, Cambridge, UK, as well as two years for Pugh
Roberts Associates in Boston, USA. He has a degree in automotive engineering, a doctorate
in strategic technology management from the Vienna University of Economics and Business
Administration and was a Fulbright Doctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology in Cambridge, MA. He holds a Honorary Professorship from the Technical University
of Munich, Germany.