Axon Vibe was founded by location technology pioneers who sold their former company Endoxon to Google in 2006, significantly contributing what is known as Google Maps today.
SOLID SWISS FUNDING
Axon Vibe‘s business is backed by private and corporate Swiss investors including Swisscom, Switzerland’s leading Telecom Company.
More than 100 employees from multiple disciplines including software engineers and data scientists across four countries – Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam.
Chairman and Founder
Stefan founded the Axon Group in 2007 and kicked off the startup Axon Vibe in 2014. He previously founded mapping solution company Endoxon that was acquired by Google Inc.. An avid sailor and part-time beekeeper, Stefan is proud to call Lucerne his home.
Dr. Uli Sigg
Uli has been a board member at Axon Vibe since 2008. His investments focus on early stage and growth stage companies mainly in Europe and China. His portfolio includes activities in the medical devices, IT/Internet, green technologies, industrials and financial services sector. Outside of the corporate world, Uli is a passionate art collector with the largest collection of Chinese contemporary art.
Chief to Axon Vibe, thought leader in the field of spatial analysis to his peers and serial entrepreneur by nature, Roman heads the Axon Vibe product vision and development process. He is a Big Data specialist with extensive experience in start up ventures, known to be a true visionary and caring father of two.
Resident Caretaker of Tech at Axon Vibe. John has a career full of maps and location technology, from Desktop GIS , to Web/Mobile mapping (Multimap & Microsoft) and now Bots and Intelligent Agents at Axon Vibe. John also likes building communities, having co-founded SyncNorwich, a 1200+ member strong Tech & Startup community. Outside of tech, John likes braai, marathons, surf and hanging out with his wife and two girls.
Thomas runs the US office and focuses on international business development. He is a philosopher at heart and by education, but a chief enabler by profession. After his MBA at MIT Sloan and a stint at Bain & Co, Thomas co-founded Thasos Group with Alex "Sandy" Pentland and Quantified Labs. Thomas’s specialty lies in big data and geospatial technology.
Head of Product
Lance was one of the first mobile app entrepreneurs, taking the plunge from Virgin Group’s HQ to the white-knuckle ride of mobile app start-ups. This culminated in starting a mobile app lab that produced many high-profile apps. Lance loves all new tech and if there’s a cool new app or gadget he’s already got it. As our Head of Product he applies his passion for leveraging the latest tech, without compromising simplicity, elegance and usability.
Head of Business Development
Kilian is a dedicated international business development professional with entrepreneurial spirit and skills. He is an engineer by education (ETH Zurich) with work experience ranging from innovative start-up ventures to large multinational corporations. In between business calls and travel, you’ll most likely find Kilian kitesurfing crystal clear waters or skiing off one of Switzerland’s majestic mountains.