Meet Francisco Fernandez -
Francisco Fernandez

Francisco Fernandez

Founder and Chairman Avaloq


Francisco Fernandez is an entrepreneur who has committed himself to IT solutions in the finance sector. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich where he also attended post-degree studies in business administration from the Centre for Industrial Management (BWI).

Francisco is the Founder and Chairman of the international banking technology company Avaloq, and he transfers his knowledge acting as the board member, angel investor and coach for startups mainly in the Fintech space. Francisco’s goal is to shape and transform the financial system as well as to increase its stability by making financial institutions more secure, more compliant, more efficient and more transparent.

Beyond that, he aims at redesigning the dialogue and interaction between financial institutions and their clients. Apart from his rational and analytical side, Fernandez has a musical side as well. He loves spending time with his family, playing the piano and to do sport. He is a sought-after thought leader and speaker in the areas of digital transformation, innovation management, leadership and entrepreneurship around the globe.

Francisco is the Member of the Board of Directors at and FiveT Capital AG. He is a Member of the Board at ETH Zürich Foundation and the Vice President of the Board of Directors at ARIZON Sourcing AG.

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