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ETF Digest

Claudio Simao joins ETF Partners as Venture Partner


11 December 2020


We are pleased to announce the addition of Claudio Simao to the ETF Partners team as a Venture Partner. ETF invests in visionary entrepreneurs who are building innovative new solutions to create a sustainable world.

Claudio has over thirty years of experience working with high-tech companies, and in his new role with ETF, he will draw on his wealth of experience as CTO of Hexagon AB and former President of Hexagon Ventures. Claudio currently serves as Advisor to the CEO of Hexagon.

During his illustrious career, Claudio has held numerous senior-level Executive roles, as well as founding and successfully growing five global start-ups across multiple sectors and industries.

“I am delighted to be joining the ETF Partners team,” said Claudio. “My passion is growing and helping to lead diverse businesses, and this role allows me to work with a great variety of startups making a direct impact on the world around us. We have an exciting roster of portfolio companies here at ETF Partners, and I am looking forward to bringing my own experience to support the management teams we invest in.”

“Claudio’s experience as an operator and business leader, his vast network across the European technology ecosystem, and his successful track record in building companies, is exactly why he is a spectacular addition to the team,” said Patrick Sheehan, Founder and Managing Partner.

Rob Genieser, Managing Partner, continued, “We’re thrilled to have Claudio on the team and expect he’ll make an indelible impact on our firm and for our portfolio companies. Claudio’s stellar track record of working with, and leading companies, combined with his deep technical background, make him a perfect fit for our team. Claudio’s vision that innovation will play a significant role in delivering a new sustainable world is shared by all of us at ETF.”

You can learn more about Claudio on his LinkedIn page here.