Adrienne Corboud Fumagalli

ComCom President  

Doctor of Economic and Social Sciences
Non executive director

ComCom member since 2012, ComCom President from 2021

Born 10 December 1958 (in Fribourg, Switzerland), Adrienne Corboud Fumagalli is a Doctor of Economic and Social Sciences and a graduate of the University of Fribourg.

Adrienne Corboud Fumagalli was a researcher, lecturer and consultant in the area of media policy and information technologies at various institutions (the University of Fribourg, DAMS Bologna, CNRS Paris, McGill University, Montreal) for several years.

In 1996, she joined the PTT in the management of Radiocom (radio, TV, mobile) for New Business Development and International Affairs. The PTT became Swisscom, and it was within Swisscom, from 1997 to 2000, that she held various positions, in particular for the development of multimedia activities; she then became product marketing director in the radio broadcasting services division.

In November 2000, she joined the Kudelski Group as general secretary. In January 2004, she was appointed Executive Vice President of Business Development. Within the framework of internal development projects, from 2005 she launched and managed the MobileTV activity and then the Abilis start-up.

From 2008 to 2016, she was Vice President for Innovation and Technology Transfer at the EPFL (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), with special emphasis on the development of the Innovation Square and partnerships with industry. During this period she also was president of the Fondation Innovation Park.

From 2008 to 2017, she was also president of the Fondation pour l’innovation technologique (FIT) in Lausanne.

Adrienne Corboud Fumagalli is a member of the board of directors of Swiss Life Group.

She is a member of the « scientific technical committee » of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT, Genova, Italia).

Since March 2023, she is president of the board of directors of the company Unyversal Technologies SA.