Prof. Jane Royston
Member of the Board of Directors
After graduating in Pure Mathematics from the London School of Economics, Prof. Jane Royston joined the IT department of DuPont in Geneva. She went on to become head of IT for DuPont France before leaving to create her own company, NatSoft, at the age of 27. NatSoft grew to 120 people and was sold ten years later to the NASDAQ quoted company, Cambridge Technology Partners. After serving as VP for Southern Europe, she was asked by the EPFL to create the first chair of entrepreneurship & innovation in Switzerland.
Today Prof. Jane Royston serves on the boards of several high-tech companies and charitable foundations and is a member of the Swiss Science Council.