Paris de l´Etraz

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PhD, Management Sciences, Esade Business School
MA, Computer Science, Boston University
BA, Computer Science, Boston University


Dr.Paris de l’Etraz has spent over twenty years in investment banking and venture capital, mainly at UBS Bank and ABN AMRO. Since 2005, he has been involved in raising funds, setting up new companies, and selling and buying companies through his group Amazing Lab. He has a keen interest in what makes an entrepreneur succeed in the venture capital, digital marketing, sports management, renewable energy, and new technology industries.

Paris has developed and registered two patents. The first, in 1999, provides an enterprise solution to the six degrees of separation concept. The other, in 2009, takes client management into virtual online platforms with two-way communication with service providers.

His PhD and research focuses on socialization challenges of highly trained professionals using a narrative identity development approach. At GLOBIS University, he teaches Emotion-Driven Innovation.