Alexander Wiedmer


Alexander joined the team in 2000 and is now responsible for investments in the Middle East working with the Iris MENA team in Dubai. He has also contributed to fundraising and developing new regions and activities within Iris Capital. He is currently at the board of Neocase, and observer on the board of Aquto. He has managed investments in e-commerce, distribution and logistics (such as Kiala, sold to UPS and Datamars, sold to financial investors), security and new media.

Prior to joining the team, Alexander was Director of Marketing at Universal Content (Canada), a licensing agency for international multimedia content. He had previously co-created an event management consulting company in Canada.

Alexander studied at Upper Canada College in Toronto, McGill University in Montreal, the University of Western Ontario (Hons. BA Phil.) and EDHEC (MBA in Technology Management, Theseus Institute). He has held various pro bono positions as administrator for educational organizations. He has Canadian and Swiss citizenships.