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Oliver Werneyer

Advisor Zürich Area, Switzerland, CH

Innovation Manager, Swiss Re and Commercial Director, LSW Technologies.

Innovation Manager, Swiss Re and Commercial Director, LSW Technologies.

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Involved In




Innovation Manager Swiss Re May 2014 - present
Commercial Director LSW Technologies December 2011 - present
Data and Distribution Leader Swiss Re September 2012 - April 2014
Portfolio Management Actuary Genworth January 2012 - August 2012
Framework Actuary Genworth October 2010 - January 2012
Actuarial Specialist Liberty Group South Africa January 2006 - November 2010


University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria Actuarial and Financial Mathematics 2001 - 2005
Deutsche Schule Pretoria High School 1988 - 2001

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Hiring
  • • Fundraising
  • • Recruiting
  • • Scaling
  • • Electronic Payments
  • • Mobile payments
  • • User Experience Design
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Payments
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Records

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Insurance • Innovation • Professional services • Business Strategy • Fintech • Product Development • Strategic Partnerships

Key Accomplishments

I am an entrepreneur at heart and a serial entrepreneur since I was 16. I am active in a wide range of sectors that gives me variety and allows me to leverage one of my best skills, which is to connect the dots for ideas that are not close or obvious.

I am also involved in getting start-up communities going, especially in London and now in Zurich. I am always looking to share ideas with other people to develop these and get stuff out that truly changes peoples and companies' lives.

I have also helped set up the innovation program within the world's second largest reinsurer, advised on investing in some start-ups and have launched several start-ups myself.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I have so much energy and ideas and am always on the lookout for people who are enthusiastic about great ideas and making them happen. I love to collaborate on ideas and see them develop into something tangible and sustainable.

As an Advisor

I am all about sharing and collaborating. I want to help others succeed and avoid making the same mistakes and face the same challenges as others.

I am willing to share my vast network in the insurance industry, VC and investment industry and the start-up community (UK, Switzerland and US)

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Gaurav Suri
We worked together  •  Co-founder HealthEquity Labs, HealthEquity Labs. Previously Principal, Global Alliance Development, Google Inc..
Great knowledge of the global insurance industry and drive to change it. Desire to get things done.

Matthew Jones
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Parachute.. Previously Strategy and Corporate Development, Swiss Re Protection Partners, Swiss Re. Queen's grad.
I worked with Matt when he helped set up the strategy for Swiss Re's next 10 years. He is very smart, he has great ideas and the gumption to ... stick with it and deliver a success. He is definitely an entrepreneur through and through.