Co-Founder and CEO
Nicole Büttner is an entrepreneur, economist and tech optimist. Her passion is to make new technologies useful to companies and people. Nicole is co-founder and CEO of MerantixLABS, a leading AI solutions firm and member of the management board of Merantix, an AI first venture studio based in Berlin. Previously she founded two companies in the machine learning and data analytics field.
Nicole is passionate about bringing digital technologies to government and setting the right agendas for a prosperous technology sector in Europe. She is Digital Leader at the World Economic Forum and was nominated as Young Leader by the Aspen Institute. Previously, she worked as a hedge fund investment analyst and portfolio manager in Paris and headed global. She serves on the Board of Alumni of the University of St.Gallen and was selected as 40 under 40 by Capital Magazine and Rising Talent by the Women’s Forum. Nicole trained as an economist and econometrician at the University of St.Gallen, Stockholm School of Economics and Stanford University and holds a MA in Quantitative Economics and Finance.