Since summer 2002 Alain Nicod is Partner at VI Partners AG in Switzerland. His area of expertise is information technology and with his entrepreneurial background he supports other portfolio companies with challenging decisions. Between 1989 and 2002 he was a founder and investor in the medical technology (compex) and information technology industry (smart-telecom.ch, sourcingparts.com, mnc.ch, leshop.ch, Securicard, etc.). He is also a board member at two Swiss banks.
Prior to his entrepreneurial career, he advised telecommunications providers, for example regarding mergers and acquisitions. After studying at HEC in Lausanne and receiving an MBA from INSEAD, he began his consulting career at Arthur Andersen and McKinsey.
He is fluent in English, French, German and Spanish.