Chief Executive Officer
VEIT-ANDER AICHBICHLER, a “serial entrepreneur”, studied chemistry and business information technology and is the founder and CEO of a variety of companies. Currently he is managing tourism projects in Italy, he is the founder of a successful voucher card system at multi-chain POS, and is specialised in shifting real-life products and services into the digital world.
Chief Marketing Officer
HENNES WEISS has been working in the music and events industry for 20 years. Currently based in Vienna, he considers the world his home and travels the globe for 2–3 months a year. After completing his Master’s degree in Brand Management & Business Consulting, he lived and worked in New York and Berlin for several years. Projects he has conceived include two clubs in Vienna (Pratersauna, Praterstrasse), festivals in Croatia, India, and South Africa (Lighthouse Festival Brand), and he oversees the music management of internationally renowned DJs and bands (e.g. HVOB).
Chief Operations Officer
Dr. Andrea Marazzi has more than 20 years of experience as executive in worldwide market leaders in advanced technology, where he held senior positions in the area of Strategic Business Development and Operational Management. He strongly believes that any crisis is a unique opportunity to disrupt the status quo and to bring changes and innovation, and particularly in industry like health that will benefit more and more from digital transformation experiences from other industries. Prior to join TestFRWD he spent more than 14 years in Amadeus in different management roles and 8 years in Accenture. Andrea holds a Ph’D in Engineering with the University of Pavia (Italy).
Chief Financial Officer
Dr. Bernhard Klemen spent more than 10 years at UBS, Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan in M&A and the German Financial Institution Group in London and Frankfurt as well as Vienna, there establishing the Austrian J.P. Morgan business. Since 2011 he acts as business angel and first investor as well as Co-Founder for more than 15 companies with scalable business models in fintech, insurtech, B2B SaaS, ecommerce, medtech and bioinformatics. Since 2016 he invests in Pakistan and is currently International Partner and Co-Founder at Sarmayacar, a Pakistan-focussed venture capital fund which he raised with his partner Rabeel Warraich.
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Marie Christine Huber is a neurosurgery specialist at the Klinik Landstrasse in Austria.
Marie has worked in several countries across the globe and contributes a global network of professionals in the health sector to testFRWD.
She has gathered international experience working in Germany, Spain, Croatia, UK and Indonesia. She is an expert in digital tools from an operational perspective.
Dr. Daniel Larcher is a senior associate and member of the Dispute Resolution team and head of the Vienna Life Sciences/Pharma practice. His focus lies on advising and representing clients with regard to commercial contracts, healthcare/pharma transactions (including nutrition and cosmetics matters), as well as product liability and recalls. He is author of several publications in his specialized areas and holds seminars and workshops. He joined Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG after receiving his PhD in 2005, and has since qualified to practice in Austria.
USA & North America
Madeline Long is testFRWD´s US Corporate Partner/Diversity Inclusion Specialist and brings to testFWRD more than 30 years of health education, corporate and community development and strategic outreach. Her understanding of the value of strong partnerships enables testFWRD to expand its US network of trusted partnerships.
Director Middle East
DR. MED. MAGED EL-SHAMI is a professional in health care with years long experience working as the GM of a private clinic in the UK.
He is based in London, Cairo and Vienna and is representing testFRWD in the middle east.