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Christian Czernich

Innovation Banking and Development

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Inventive financier with a passion for funding innovation

Christian combines an inventive, scientific mind with seasoned deal-making experience, and years of entrepreneurial design and implementation of innovation investment strategies. He is a thought leader for inventing new forms of financing that helps get innovation initiatives launched and in the market.  .

Christian has spent many years sourcing and executing complex financial transactions in M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital across Europe. He founded his own financial advisory firm and built an investment fund that pioneered revenue-based loans in German-speaking Europe and Sweden and built professional teams to implement his business strategies. Previously he worked in the M&A team of Vienna-based Creditanstalt Investment Bank, the leading investment bank between Vienna and Moscow.  He also worked in the investment team of Arques Industries, a listed investment firm in Munich with over EUR 5bn in turnover.

His distinguished academic career includes a doctorate from the Stockholm School of Economics. His research conducted in Sweden and at Stanford University focuses on the dilemmas of developing disruptive innovations in large Corporations and on selection processes in the marketplace for ideas. His research received international awards, including the Academy of Management’s prestigious award for best worldwide research paper by a doctoral student. Besides pursuing the invention of new investment strategies and the execution of complex transactions, Christian has a passion for educating young talent and teaches regularly at leading universities and professional firms

Our Team

Shivani G. Ludwig, Ph.D

Innovation Development Manager

Dana Lindquist

Data Scientist

Raine Hermans

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Christian Czernich

Innovation Banking and Development

Wyatt Antoine

Information Technology Intern

Mai Huong Tran


Harvey Hung

Project Coordinator

Cassandra Schwartz

Product Marketing Manager

Jordan Bundy

Software Engineer

Madan Prabhu

Director | Innovation Services Group

Ramakrishnan Vaidyanathan

Director | Innovation Banking and Development

Jake Cannon

Senior Technical Support Engineer

Jacob Harvey

Accounting Manager

Andrew McLain

Product Manager

Masanobu Katoh

President | Xinova Japan

Duncan Mowatt

Senior Product Designer

Soleil Brisbane

Employer Branding Specialist

Matthew Ritchie

Senior Product Designer

Kevin Crommelin

Product Manager

Daniel Edenhofer

Software Engineer

Brad Roberts Ph.D.

Global Head of Network Platform

Edward Jung

Founder & CEO

Chip Murray

Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

John Kim

IT Manager

Dan Dongil Kim

Executive Vice President of Finance

Chal Davidson

Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Andre Lee

President | Innovation Development & Banking

Evelyn Miles

Office Manager

Paul Payne

Architect | Network Platform

Isaac Pek

Innovation Development Manager

Brian Yen


Yongsung Kim

Chairman Korea & SEA

Chris Buntel

Vice President | Singapore

Laura Vowles

Executive Assistant

David Kraft

Global Head of Innovation Services

Kevin Williams

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Ken Tallo

Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Molly Kent

Software Engineer

Jose Chacon

Finance Manager

Patrick Ennis

Chief Technology Officer

Brett Hertzberg

Legal Consultant

Stephen King

Entrepreneur in Residence

Ernst Stöttinger

Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Madeline Song

Managing Director

Wolfgang Meyers

Software Engineer

Matt Ferguson, PhD

Vice President of Network & Technology

Yang-Won Jung

Senior Director | Innovation Services Group

Maggie Ng

Vice President

Scott Needham

Country Head of Australia and New Zealand

Rahul Das

Vice President

Shiloh Stuart

Software Engineer

Michelle Axelrod

Office Manager

Jimin “Eva” Kim

Office Administrator

Kayo Ikegami

Operations Analyst

Yan Sheng

Senior Vice President, Head of China

Leesa Murphy

Payroll & Benefits Analyst

Eliot Baker

Programs and Content Manager

Sharat Reddy

Chief of Staff to Founder & CEO

Grace Kang

Accounts Payable Specialist

Naoki Bessho

Innovation Development Manager

Imran Sajjad

Staff Accountant

Joshua Montgomery

Software Engineer

Sara Telfer

Senior Product Designer

Mark Buchthal

Software Engineer

Adam Holiber

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Sally Flaxman

Contract Manager

Yi Lan Chen

Research Coordinator

Kelly Romano

Managing Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Andy Tolton

Public Relations and Marketing Manager

Anton Orlich

Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

Grace Fox

HR Generalist

Stacey Ravetta

General Counsel

Jussi Westergren

Senior Advisor

Jorma Ollila

Executive Chairman

BK Lee

President Korea

Vivek Ramakrishnan

Managing Director

Alyssa Moore, MBA

Senior Marketing Manager

Gerald Toh

APAC IT Manager

Ken Pawlak

Managing Director

Maynard Kang

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Olivia Armstrong

Project Manager

Clariz Adelle Mariano

Software Engineer

Cate Yochum

Software Engineer

Vlad Dabija

Technical Fellow

Rafidah Binte Md Aidi

Project Coordinator

Hsiu-Wu (Jason) Guo

Innovation Development Manager

Seth Miller

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Jon Gleasman

Senior Product Designer

Emma DeMaris

Marketing Intern

Rapha Goyran

Software Engineer

Glenn Edens

Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

Dan Cook

Vice President, Growth & Scale Group

Doug Loy, Ph.D.

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Christopher Ruehs

Software Engineer

Liron Porat

Innovation Program Director

Mark Klopp

Business Development Consultant

Nick Milanovich

Director | Innovation Services Group

Jake Fagan

Senior Product Designer

Nicole Underwood

HR Director

Ted Leung

Vice President of Engineering

Matthew Holloway

Vice President of Products

Ken Poppe

Managing Director | Innovation Development and Banking

Chris Petersen

Software Engineer

Nadia Savin

Senior Analyst

Amy Greime

Vice President | Finance & Accounting

Darrel Rhea

Managing Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Kaori Iguchi

Office Manager

Emmanuel Gomez

Principal Engineer

Graeme Weston

Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Todd Kenck

Chief Financial Officer

Connor Timmerman

Senior Analyst | Network Platform

Ryan Canfield

Software Engineer

Arra Ardona

Sr. Product Manager

Travis Murdock

Vice President of Marketing

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