BOARD & ADVISORS

Board of Directors

Greg Swayne

Chairman

Greg has been Chairman of AirSage for several years.  Prior to AirSage, he was Chairman and CEO of HSWI for which he was named the number 5 top CEO among Georgia public companies in 2011 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. While at HSWI Greg brought the popular US site Howstuffworks.com to both China and Brazil, and he led HSWI’s partnership with Sharecare, a leading online healthcare platform created by Jeff Arnold, the founder or WebMD, and Dr. Mehmet Oz whose popular syndicated TV show reaches millions of consumers daily.  Greg has had numerous successful exits with companies, including ADAM Software which he co-founded and took public in 1995 and Howstuffworks.com which was sold to Discovery Communications in 2007.

Juergen Habichler

Juergen Habichler is the Founder and Managing Partner of Jadeberg Partners AG (www.jadeberg-partners.ch), a growth capital fund in the German speaking Hightech/Software sector. Founded in 2007, Jadeberg is managing various funds and portfolios, as well as providing capital introduction services ranging from equity to debt and lately also advice on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in Switzerland. In 2009, he was recognised as one of thirty “Green Heros” by CNBC.

Prior to this, from 2005 until 2007 he has worked for the early stage Tech Fund Atlas Venture in the IT / Cleantech venture environment. Prior to joining Atlas Venture, Juergen worked for more than 3 years in various Product Marketing and Sales positions at Siebel Systems in San Mateo as well as Munich. He helped establish the Siebel ERM (Employee Relationship Management) group, which ultimately became Siebel’s fastest growing product line with revenues of $90 million in 2002. While at Siebel Systems, he was recognized as a Siebel Product Marketing Star and selected as a recipient of the “Siebel CEO’s Circle” Award.

Juergen holds a bachelor degree in business computing from the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from The Wharton Business School, University of Philadelphia.

Elisabeth (Lisa) Ireland

Lisa spent over 20 years investing with Frederic C. Hamilton and his family office, The Hamilton Companies, in every asset class, including operating businesses, early stage ventures, private equity and hedge funds. She has been most active in direct deals, often serving as the Managing Member of Limited Liability Companies across a range of industries. The Hamilton Companies was an early investor in what is now TMobile, in New Era of Networks, in JD.com, and in ServiceNow. Lisa served on the public board of New Era of Networks and on the private boards of Rackspace, M87, most notably, as well as on investment committees for many private equity funds. She currently serves on the Endowment Board of the Denver Art Museum. Lisa was an early employee at Bloomberg, LP and worked at McKinsey and Company after graduating from The Wharton School with an MBA in 1984. She is a graduate of Smith College as well.

Günter H Sieber

Günter is an industry partner and investor in Constellation.  He has a wide international experience as an executive in England, Belgium, Italy, Germany and USA.   In 1987 Günter was appointed to the Executive Board of Continental AG, Hannover Germany – the second largest automotive group with worldwide operations.  Günter transitioned the company via the $650 Million acquisition of General Tire from Gen Corp and guided Continental through Pirelli’s multi-billion unsuccessful hostile takeover attempt.   His most recent position was President and CEO of Denzel AG, Vienna Austria.  For years Günter has been a seasoned independent investor in various sectors. He holds a degree in Automotive Engineering and studied Economics at the University in Graz/Austria.

Michael Cascone

Michael currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of AirSage.

Jonathan Silverberg

Jonathan currently serves as Chief Technology Officer at AirSage.

Advisors

Christian Caspar

Mr. Caspar is Advisor to several major companies on matters of strategy, management and capital markets. He serves as an Advisor at Benteler AG. Mr. Caspar served as Head/Managing Director of McKinsey Scandinavia from 1986 to 1996. He served as Head of McKinsey Corporate Finance from 1998 to 2005. Mr. Caspar served as Managing Director of McKinsey Sweden from 1980 to 1986. He served as Chairman International Practice at McKinsey from 1990 to 1996. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Caspar served as Chairman of Family Business Practice at McKinsey and its Chairman Corporate Finance & Strategy Practice from 2001 to 2006. He has been Director Emeritus at McKinsey & Company, Inc. since 2011.

Rainer Fröhlich

Rainer is a partner at and founder of Constellation, a Zurich based Venture Capital Firm. He started his career at McKinsey & Co in Switzerland, where he led various strategic and operational studies. He left McKinsey to join the CEO of AEG-Daimler Benz to lead a highly regarded study about electronic applications in future products at Mercedes Benz. At AEG, he set up the corporate development to assist AEG’s restructuring process. Among others, he was in charge of R&D at AEG-Olympia with direct responsibility for 900 employees and the R&D and Sales department of AEG Mobile Communication GmbH. In this capacity, he was responsible for the GSM Project with Nokia and Alcatel and for the restructuring, reorientation and successful sale of this company to a French technology and media group. He holds a degree in Physics from ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) in Zurich and has significant research experience. He also holds international patents in mobile communication applications.