Business Development, Iprova
Maximilian Helletzgruber is in charge of Business Development at Iprova, a rapidly growing technology start-up with offices in Lausanne, London and Tokyo – and soon San-Francisco.
Iprova is leading the digital transformation of invention, changing the way new products and services are invented using data and technologies such as machine learning. The company’s customers include Philips, DuPont and Panasonic. Granted patents based on Iprova’s inventions are cited by Google, Microsoft and Amazon, amongst others. Iprova invents in areas including autonomous vehicles, healthcare, finance, education and energy.
Before working at Iprova, Maximilian had the role of innovation manager at PWC Switzerland where he helped PwC to grow their service portfolio through digital transformation initiatives. Formerly he had his own startup in the art world in Zürich and was also active in commodities trading. Maximilian holds a Master in international economics from the Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck.