„We measure long-term success, we understand the craft of traditional Swiss wealth management and we and our future-oriented investment strategies are geared towards the opportunities of global megatrends and digitalization.“
Christina Kehl is one of the leading Swiss entrepreneurs in the digital sector and a pioneer of the digital transformation. As a start-up founder and fintech expert, Christina regularly appears in the media or at discussion groups and conferences.
Christina is initiator, co-founder and partner at Pixpolitico – a digital strategy consultancy for institutions in Zurich. As a start-up entrepreneur and head of an association, she knows and understands the latest technological developments and their influence on social coexistence. For more than ten years Christina Kehl and her Pixpolitico business partner Oliver Heiler have been accompanying the digital change and, among other things, advising the Swiss Federal Council on questions of digital transformation.
Christina is also a board member and managing director of Swiss Finance Startups, the first association for fintech start-ups in Switzerland, which she co-founded in 2014. In the same year, Christina was co-founder and COO of one of the most successful Swiss fintech startups – Knip AG.
After successfully completing a USD 15 million financing round at Knip 2015, Christina was able to focus her attention entirely on fintech work for Swiss Finance Startups from 2016. There she is actively involved in the further development of the Swiss fintech and finance ecosystem. In her role as board member and managing director of Swiss Finance Startups, Christina also initiated the Swiss Fintech Day and the Swiss Fintech Fair, which will be held for the fifth time in 2020. In 2016, 2017 and 2019 the association’s flagship events were held with the highest political participation by former Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann and Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin.
Christina initiated and directed the CAS Digital Insurance course at the Zurich School of Economics from 2017 to 2020.
In 2017, Christina was appointed as the youngest member of the newly founded Digital Transformation Advisory Board of the Swiss Federal Council of EAER (Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research) and DETEC (Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications).
Christina was born in Germany and studied law in Würzburg, Helsinki and Oxford. She founded her first company at the age of 19 and helped set up various start-ups in Berlin and London before moving to Zurich in 2013. For further information please visit Christina Kehl’s personal website.
With her work and through her mandates Christina wants to make the (digital) world a little better, fairer and more liveable.
“It’s the people that make Globalance a special bank for me. Employees, management and the board of directors think and act like entrepreneurs. We take responsibility – for our bank, but also for a positive future. We measure long-term success, we understand the craft of traditional Swiss wealth management and we and our future-oriented investment strategies are geared towards the opportunities of global megatrends and digitalization. Trust, sustainability and professionalism characterize the Globalance Bank for me.“