Chief Financial Officer
Ivan Raleff is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Daphne Technology, where he manages the company’s finances and is responsible for safeguarding its assets and fulfilling its regulatory obligations. A Swiss startup veteran, Ivan has more than 11 years of experience as a CFO in luxury watches, marketing and advertising, and technology sectors.
Ivan previously served as CFO at Romain Jerome Watches in Geneva, Switzerland, where in addition to this role, he was responsible for the human resources function (and later promoted to COO ). During his tenure, Ivan was instrumental in building out the business support capabilities and functions. He also spent six years in various operational and controllership finance leadership roles at General Electric and Bombardier. He started his career in external auditing with PWC, specializing in the manufacturing and distribution sector.
Ivan is an operationally-focused CFO. He brings deep expertise in system and process implementation, accounting and financial reporting, and business operations. He is also skilled at raising capital and has successfully raised more than CHF 30 million for his startups. He is a U.S. Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Finance from HEC Lausanne Switzerland.
Dr. Mario Michan
Founder & CEO
Dr. Mario Michan is the founder of Daphne Technology. He believes technological innovations are key to minimizing our environmental impact. In Daphne Technology, Mario has combined his two previous careers as a professional in the marine industry, and as a scientist and engineer.
Dr. William Ramsay
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. William Ramsay is Daphne Technology’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He is responsible for all the research and technology development at Daphne and oversees Daphne’s growing patent portfolio. Thanks to his expertise and sharp knowledge, he has also enabled the company to benefit from a grant of €2.5 million from EU Horizon 2020.
Head of Strategic Business Development
Fredrik Hedlund is the Head of Strategic Business Development at Daphne Technology. In the role, he directs the company's strategic partnerships, investments, and growth funding. Fredrik also leads the company’s efforts to implement the Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) business model.
Chief Commercial Officer
Frode Helland-Evebø is the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Daphne Technology, responsible for overseeing, execute, and direct all our commercial activities. Through his 25 years of experience within the maritime segment, he has a demonstrated history of developing and generate business within environmental, safety, and security segments for both start-ups and larger companies. Through his passion, focus, and dedication he has built successful teams.