Urs Spitz is a senior executive, entrepreneur and investor. He studied Organic Chemistry and Computer Science in Zürich, Chicago and Boston and has always remained a scientist at heart. Urs authored and co-authored dozens of patents and scientific publications. After his academic education, Urs gained an extensive professional experience as a consultant with Bain & Co. and business manager with the international group Mettler Toledo. Since 2004, he is leading the Biosynth group, a fine chemical manufacturer with sites in Switzerland and Slovakia and offices in the US and China. Urs is an active business angel focusing on early stage investments and board member of several innovative biotechnology companies, and now a co-founder of Nemis Technologies AG.