Naviswiss develops and manufactures miniaturized surgical, tracking and navigation systems that yield immediate results, simplify workflows, improve quality and minimize the time and cost of surgical procedures.
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Jan (1975) has been involved in the development and marketing of computer assisted surgery since 1998.
Later he has served as the Director Navigation in a multinational orthopedic enterprise before founding Medivation in 2009. He has been elected CEO of Naviswiss in April 2017.
Jan graduated in engineering and computer science at the university of applied sciences in Brugg, Switzerland and has an executive MBA from the Private University for Economics in Zurich.
Christian Walsoe (1951) studied Chemical Engineering at the Swiss Institute of Technology in Zürich and Business Administration at Insead in Fontainebleau (F). He has many years of experience in building new organizational units in multinational corporations as well as in financing and running start-ups in different technological fields. He is co-founder of Naviswiss together with Dr. B. Knobel and has acted as CFO since the foundation of Naviswiss.
Christian Calame (1964) has degrees in electrical and biomedical engineering as well as marketing. He has worked in the medical industry in engineering, product management, marketing and sales all of his professional career. He has many years of experience in the field of computer assisted orthopedic surgery, intensive care ventilators and biomechanics. Furthermore he is teaching at the Bern University of Applied Sciences.
PD Dr. Karl-Heinz Widmer
Orthopädie Kantonsspital Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Prof. Dr. Henrik Schroeder-Boersch
Medical Director Endoprosthetics, Specialist in Orthopedics, Special Orthopedic Surgery
LILIUM Klinik, Wiesbaden, Germany
Dr. Andreas Ottersbach
Spital Wallis, Brig, Switzerland
Peter Hotz | President
Peter Hotz (1954), is a lead investor in Naviswiss. He founded his own company Trenew Electronic AG in 1988. Trenew is a supplier of backplanes, power supplies, electronics packaging and complete solutions for the European industrial, telecom, logistics, medical and military market. Trenew´s development team has more than 30 years’ experience in industrial, medical and optical applications.
Raimund Erdmann joined the Board of Directors of Naviswiss in 2016. He studied Industrial Design at the Zurich University of Design. In 1977 Raimund founded the consultancy Erdmann Design for Medical Design and Corporate Branding. Since then Erdmann Design AG develops Human Centered Design for international corporate clients. Raimund Erdmann teaches Experience Design-Methodes at Swiss and American Universities.
Jean-Pierre (1954) has been working as consultant and Lead Investor for the financial round A (2013) for Naviswiss before accepting the role as interim CEO from January 2013 until April 2017. Jean-Pierre Frottier graduated in mechanical engineering at the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich (1978) and received his MBA at Harvard Business School (1984). He has worked for a leading strategic consultancy before successfully running his own company.
Jan Stifter | CEO
Christian Walsoe | CFO