RAW Labs announces the addition of Credit Suisse ex-Group CIO to its Board of Directors

December 16, 2020

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 16th 2020

RAW Labs is pleased to announce that Claude Honegger, ex-Group CIO of Credit Suisse, has joined its Board of Directors. “The addition of Mr. Honegger to our Board of Directors is part of our strategy to focus on key industries such as the financial sector, says RAW Labs CEO Lars Färnström. “With more than 30 years of experience in managing and transforming large, complex, global IT organizations in the financial sector, Claude brings us unique insights and advice that will help RAW Labs accelerate the development of its offering for the financial sector.”

“I am thrilled to join the Board of RAW Labs”, says Claude Honegger. “I am deeply impressed by RAW Labs unique data management technology and product. I believe it will become a standard for companies wanting to unlock the value of their enterprise data: it has a perfect fit for companies where data often resides in silos with different formats, stringent security and compliance requirements and high levels of complexity.”

RAW Labs is co-founded by Dr. Miguel Branco and Professor Anastasia Ailamaki whose algorithms are used in the database products of IBM, Oracle and Microsoft. Investors and advisors include Ariel Luedi (ex. Oracle, Salesforce and Hybris Software), Verve Capital, Prof Mike Franklin (co-creator of Spark), Prof Martin Odersky (creator of the Scala programming language) and Alon Halevi (Director of Facebook AI).

About RAW Labs

RAW Labs, an École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) spinout, helps companies unlock the value of data by providing a single unified platform to effortlessly access and convert any data source into data products for new insights and better decision making, at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional solutions. RAW is available on premise, in the cloud, or in hybrid mode.