Board of Directors


Peter Ohnemus

Founder, Chairman, President and CEO of dacadoo ag & dacadoo americas, inc.
Peter has been involved in high-tech and bio-tech investments over the last 25 years and this had led to four IPO’s and multiple trade sells. Peter co-founded ASSET4, the world’s leading provider of extra-financial information, in 2004, which was sold to Thomson Reuters in November of 2009. Mr. Ohnemus previously held senior executive positions with Sybase, Logic Works, The Fantastic Corporation and COS – all of which went public during his tenure.

Dr. Matthias Oertle

Board member of dacadoo ag

Dr. Oertle is a partner at Lenz & Staehelin, the leading Swiss law firm. His special expertise includes banking and capital market law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and information technology. Dr. Oertle has written numerous articles in the fields of corporate law and corporate finance. He is a graduate of the University of Zurich.


Jong Sang Choi

Board member of dacadoo ag

Mr. Choi is the Head of Samsung Ventures Europe which is based in London since December 2013. Before that, he held various positions in Digital Management with NBC Universal from 2008 to 2013. Mr. Choi started his career at Samsung Electronics in 1998 with positions as Engineer, Product Manager and Product Planning & Business Development Manager between 1998 and 2008.

Dr. Alexander Gutmans

Board member of dacadoo ag

Dr. Alexander Gutmans is partner at the law firm Walder Wyss AG. He advises national and international clients in the fields of commercial and corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and financings as well as in the field of health care and life sciences in contractual and regulatory matters.

Mark B. Hoffman

Board member of dacadoo ag and dacadoo americas, inc.

Mr. Hoffman is member of the board of dacadoo ag as well as of the US subsidiary. Mr. Hoffman is CEO of Oxygen-Finance in London and served as a Director of Eightfold Logic, Inc. and ON24, Inc. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Hoffman was President and CEO of Everdream Corp., which he sold to Dell Computer Systems in 2007. From 1996 to 2004 he was Founder, Chairman, President and CEO of Commerce One, Inc. Before that, Mr. Hoffman served as Co-Founder, President, CEO and Chairman of Sybase from 1984 until 1995. Together with Dr. Bob Epstein they grew the company into the 5th largest software company globally at the time. Mr. Hoffman holds an MBA from University of Arizona and a B.S. in Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Sanford R. Climan

Board member of dacadoo americas, inc.

Mr. Climan is President of Entertainment Media Ventures, Inc., a company active in media investment & strategic advisory work. He has also been active in motion picture & TV production and was awarded a British Academy and a Golden Globe Award. Mr. Climan has served in a number of corporate senior management positions in media and entertainment, among which he served as the first CEO of 3ality Digital, as Executive VP and President of Worldwide Business Development of Universal Studios, and as a member of the senior management team at Creative Artists Agency, serving as both a talent agent and as founding head of CAA’s corporate representation practice.


Management Team:


Peter Ohnemus

Founder, Chairman, President and CEO

Manuel Heuer

Chief Operating Officer

Manuel joined dacadoo in 2011 as COO, signing responsible for product development, operations, sales and marketing. From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Heuer worked in various sales, business development & marketing roles with increasing management responsibilities in the medtech industry, first with Guidant Corp. in Belgium, France and Switzerland and then with St. Jude Medical as Managing Director of Switzerland from 2008 to 2011. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Heuer held sales and marketing positions in the fast moving consumer goods industry with Nestlé in Brazil. Manuel Heuer holds an MBA from IMD International.

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