Based in our Zurich office, Markus Moor is a Senior Partner with Emerald Technology Ventures, a leading venture capital fund focused on industrial innovation investments. He currently serves on the boards of Enocean GmbH (leading smart home and IoT platform), SecurityMatters (industrial cyber security), Powerhouse Dynamics (building IoT and food safety) and Hydropoint Data Systems (360° smart water management platform). In the past he was among others involved in the investments in Pemeas (fuel cell MEAs sold to BASF), Cellex Power (fuel cell drive train sold to Plug Power), Hyradix (industrial gas production equipment sold to Eden Energy) and Evergreen Solar (solar modules NASDAQ listed).
Since joining the team in Zurich in 2001 he spent several years in Emerald’s North American office and is leading the team of Sector Specialists. Prior to this position Markus worked for SAM Sustainable Asset Management focusing on public equity investments in the energy sector. Previous to joining SAM, he held different operational positions by working with Miteco AG, a Swiss based start-up specialized in the development of process equipment and turn-key plants which was later acquired by Tetra Pak. This included initially R&D positions followed by project manager roles to lead customer projects from start to commissioning on site. In this position he gained broad experience in designing and setting up new manufacturing processes in Europe and Asia.
Markus holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering with Honor from the University of Applied Sciences Solothurn in Switzerland and a MS in Economics and Technology & Innovation Management with Honor from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Markus is fluent in German and English.