Sandra Tobler
Chairwoman, Futurae Technolgies

Sandra Tobler

Sandra is an entrepreneur who worked in the IT space for over 17 years. She worked for IBM in various international roles, then for different Swiss public entities to support companies with internationalization, first out of Zurich and later in the diplomatic representation in San Francisco. In 2016, Sandra co-founded Futurae together with two colleagues, both with a PhDs from the System Security Group of ETH Zurich. Futurae supports banks, payment providers and scaling Fintechs with novel authentication, transaction confirmation and fraud prevention and secures millions of their customers online. Sandra is also in the board of Kick Foundation, Startupticker, the Swiss Startup Association and in the jury of various tech competitions. She founded the Swiss Cybersecurity Startup Map, an inventory of deep tech innovation in Information Security coming from Switzerland. Sandra fights for better framework conditions for Swiss tech companies, a more mature startup ecosystem and in particular to have more thriving innovative Information Security companies coming from Switzerland. Accolades: - 2018 Futurae named Cool Vendor in Identity and Access Management (Gartner) - 2022 Futurae named for the fourth time one of the most innovative Cybersecurity companies in the financial sector (CyberTech 100) - 2020 Sandra named innovator of the year (FIF, Blick, Handelszeitung) - 2021 Sandra named for the third time in a row one of Switzerland's 100 Digital Shapers (BILANZ, Handelszeitung)

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