THE YASAIS

Co-Founders

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Mark E. Zahran
Co-Founder & CEO

MSc Architecture at ETH, Zurich

& UNAM, Mexico-City 

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Philipp Bosshard
Co-Founder & CTO

BSc Ecological Engineering

at Zurich University of Applied Sciences

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Stefano Augstburger
Co-Founder & CCO
Master's Degree in Sales,
Distribution & Management at
SDA Bocconi, Milano & ESADE, Barcelona
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The Team

Anouk C. Schaedler
Content Creator
Bachelor in
Trends & Identity
at Zurich University of the Arts
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Luca Somm
Mechanical Engineer
MSc Robotics,
Systems and Control
at ETH Zurich
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Tobias Beeler
Agronomist
MSc in Agriculture at ETH, Zurich
MAS M-TEC at ETH, Zurich
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Tara Sinniger
Marketing Expert
Bachelor of Science ZFH
in Business Communications
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Pierre Swaelus
Business Manager
MSc Sustainable Business Management,
Energy Economics and Corporate Sustainability
at Bocconi University
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Zala Schmautz
Plant Scientist
Dr. Sc. ETH Zurich
Research Associate at ZHAW
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Ester Isufi
Business Developer Intern
Bachelor of Science in Economics and Management,
Insubria University
MSc in International Business,
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
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Tanya Rey
Industrial Designer
Masters in Product Design at
Zurich University of the Arts 
Degree in Industrial Design at
The University of Buenos Aires
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The Expert Advisors

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Dr. Prof. Dickson Despommier
Former professor at Columbia
University in NYC
 
Author of the book: "Vertical Farms:
How to feed the world in the 21st century"
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Fabian Weinländer
Former project developer at
Urban Farmers AG
 
Business development manager at RethinkResource in Zurich
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Dr. Martijn Sonnevelt
Lecturer at the department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich
 
Executive Director of
The World Food System Center ETH
Dr. Michel Roux
Co-Founder and President of
Food Forum Zurich
 
Community Building and Innovation
in the Agri-Food Sector
Prof. Dr. Ranka Junge
Head Centre Ecological Engineering Institute
of Natural Resource Sciences (IUNR)
 
Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)