Bruno Valsangiacomo is Executive Chairman of the Zurich headquartered Tectus Group (tectusgroup.com) since 2000. Tectus Group is active in diverse industries from construction engineering to entertainment and investments. Until 2018 Bruno was Executive Chairman of the ITI Group and one of its three founding shareholders that together built a Polish media and entertainment conglomerate over 25 years with the creation of TVN, Multikino, Onet and nc+, which was sold in 2015. He is co-founder of virtuallylive.com, a pioneer in the production of CGI live viewing and gaming experiences in cooperation with Formula E, neuropro.ch developing next generation tools for applied brain science, and thebrainforum.org an independent charitable foundation dedicated to helping fulfil the potential of brain science to benefit humanity. He also co-founded Tectus Dreamlab in Singapore in 2015, an IoT, AR and AI Research and Development centre, which launched the infrastructure, building inspection, and monitoring technology screeningeagle.com in 2018.
Jürg Marquard, founder, majority shareholder, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marquard Media Group AG, comments: «I consider the board appointment of Bruno as a critical milestone in the radical transformation process that we have kicked-off under the leadership of Group-CEO Bijan Khezri. Bruno’s experience as a technology-centric media entrepreneur will not only uniquely complement the strong board we already have, but will be invaluable during the next phase of scaling our innovations.»
Bruno Valsangiacomo comments:
“Jürg has been a long-standing friend and I have had the privilege to closely follow Marquard Media Group’s development over many decades. I have been impressed with the dynamics of the ongoing transformation process that is opening new and highly scalable market opportunities and am excited to contribute to the Group’s next growth phase.”
The Board of Directors of Marquard Media Group AG is now composed of Jürg Marquard, founder, majority shareholder, and Chairman of the Board of Directors; Bijan Khezri, Group-CEO, shareholder, and Delegate of the Board of Directors; Dr. Luka Müller, Founding Partner of law firm MME Legal in Zurich and Co-Founder and Chairman of Sygnum AG, a financial technology company; Thomas Rinderknecht, Senior Partner of Badertscher Rechts-anwälte AG and Board Director of Lindt-Sprüngli AG; Marc Walder, CEO and shareholder of Ringier AG as well as Founder of ‘digitalswitzerland’; and Bruno Valsangiacomo.