Dr. Adrian Eberle
Adrian Eberle studied at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland, and graduated with an engineering degree (dipl. Masch. Ing.) in 1997. In parallel to his work, he obtained a PhD in business administration from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in 2004.
In 1998, he joined the privately held Swiss aviation and aerospace company SR Technics as Purchasing Manager. His career as a strategy consultant started in 2001 at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he soon got promoted to Project Manager. From 2004, he was appointed Vice President of the world-leading manufacturer of construction equipment, the Liechtenstein based Hilti AG, where he was head of Marketing and Communication Switzerland. In 2008, Adrian joined DKSH, the leading Distribution Company in Asia as President of DKSH Taiwan. Under his leadership, Taiwan developed into one of the strongest profit growth contributors. In recognition of his abilities, Adrian was promoted in 2010 to the Group Executive Board and global Head of Business Unit Technology, managing 1’400 people and 19 countries – a position he held until 2013 when he co-founded asiadynamics. From 2014-2016, parallel to his role as managing partner at Asia Dynamics, he worked for Bain & Company as a special advisor for Asia related projects.
Adrian serves as a Trustee of the Pestalozzi Foundation and acts as a special advisor to the Berghilfe. Additionally, he’s a Major in the Infantry Brigade 7 in the Swiss Army.
Prof. Dr. Daniel Corsten
Daniel Corsten serves as Professor of Operations & Technology Management at IE Business School in Madrid and as a private Lecturer at University of St. Gallen.
He was formerly a Visiting Associate Professor of Operations & Technology Management at London Business School. He also taught and researched at the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), INSEAD (Singapore and Fontainebleau) and Bocconi University (Milan).
Daniel is member of the prestigious Supply Chain Thought Leaders Roundtable. His research appeared in Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Marketing and Journal of Operations Management, in managerial journals such as Harvard Business Review and the International Commerce Review and was mentioned among others in the Financial Times, Bloomberg Business, India Times, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He authored several books on supply chain management (in German).
He also consulted and researched with Fortune 500 companies such as ABB, Agentrics, BASF, Bayer, Brammer, Coloplast, Daimler, Danone, Metro, Microsoft, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Swisscom, UBS and Unilever.
Daniel is a Director of Inflexionpoint Aquisition Corporation, an Asia-based IT supply chain company and majority owner of Iris Computers in New Delhi and Dragon Electronics in Singapore as well as Chairman of Lake Geneva Groupe, a global consulting and executive education company. He is an advisor of the Swiss Railroad Operating Division and Profitect Inc, a Massachusetts-based retail IT-Big Data firm.
Dr. Barbara Haeringer
Barbara Haeringer studied Business Management with major in Finance and Banking at the University of Zurich and Université de Lausanne (HEC). During the PhD she was working as a Research Assistant at the Swiss Banking Institute of the University of Zurich, where she was a Lecturer and published articles and book chapters. After completing the PhD she joined the Strategic Advisory Group at Pictet & Cie.
In 2008 she moved to Taiwan and started her Mandarin studies at the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei. 2010 she joined UBS Taipei and was responsible for Business Development of UHNW Taiwan Domestic.
In 2011 she continued her Mandarin studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. After moving back to Switzerland she co-founded Asia Dynamics, of which she is a member of the board and the management team together with Adrian.
Since 2014 she supports the business development of the German IP consulting company PATEV Associates in Switzerland. As Asia is nowadays one of the most important regions where innovation is coming from, there is a close link between Asia Dynamics and PATEV .
She is a founder of the Alumni Finance Club of the University of Zurich and an active member in the OEC Alumni Mentoring program, where she coaches Chinese students. She was also a Lecturer at the Fernfachhochschule Schweiz for many years and serves on the board of the Gönnerverein kispex, Kanton Zurich. Barbara is a former president of the Swiss Association of Taiwan. She is fluent in German, English, French and Mandarin.
Serge holds a master in Science in Biotechnology from the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). He successfully combines his technological background with management skills, which he gained at the GSBA Graduate School of Business Administration Zürich as well as on various jobs.
In 1997 he founded BioTalk GmbH, a consulting company specialized on Strategy, Organization and Management of companies in the life science sector. BioTalk also supported these companies in the fundraising and investor relations process as well as marketing and communication.
Between 2009 and 2013 he acted as a CEO and CFO at SecureCell, a leading Swiss company for biotech process engineering and medtech innovation.
Serge has over 25 years of experience as a consultant and as well as a board and management member of innovation-driven small to medium sized enterprises in the life science and health care sector.
Besides his consulting experience, Serge has 12 years of profound experience in the media business, as editor, editor-in-chief, and as publisher.
Since 2014 Serge focuses on match making between innovative Swiss life sciences SME’s and potential investors and partners in these sectors in China and supports cross-border marketing and business development on both sides. He has developed an unparalleled network with excellent relationships within the health care industry in China. He is also the founder of the Swiss Innovation Road Show, a platform to attract Asian companies to invest in Swiss life science companies.
At Asia Dynamics Serge acts as an expert in the life science and health care industry, advising European companies regarding their Asia business and vice versa.