Simon Dössegger Named CEO of modum AG

Job Appointments | October 5, 2017 By:

Blockchain data-integrity services firm modum AG has appointed Simon Dössegger as its Chief Executive Officer, replacing Malik El Bay, a co-founder.

Dössegger holds a Master’s in Robotics Engineering from ETH Zurich, and served two-and-a-half years as CEO of Skybotix, an ETH spin-off, which was eventually acquired by action-camera maker GoPro. While at GoPro, he held a senior product and technology management role.

“Simon is going to take to the next level,” said Werner Spörri, chairman of “His experience in scaling high-tech start-ups, his passion for driving product management at a global scale, and his authentic team spirit, make him an extraordinary fit for” Spörri continued: “His experience leading a new team as they enter the market make him the right person to lead to the next stage of growth after closing a successful token sale, raising more than USD 13M.”

“I’m incredibly excited and honored to join the team, who have, in a short period of time, caused an exciting disruption in supply-chain operations,” said Dössegger. “Together, we will position modum to execute on our milestones and drive the company to profitability, has a rare combination of incredibly talented people, a culture dedicated to product innovation, momentum in the market, and a product connecting several thriving technology sectors.”