Team

Dr. David Barras

Co-founder and CTO

David holds a Ph.D. in Electronics from ETH Zurich. His expertise covers low-power electronics, analog design, wireless systems, wireless architectures. Prior to 3db, David worked for Swatch Group and CSEM. David has 20+ years academic and industry experience in designing ultra-low power micro electronics.

Dr. Boris Danev

Co-founder and CEO

Boris holds a Ph.D. in Security and Wireless Systems from ETH Zurich. His expertise covers wireless communications, security protocol design and analysis, pattern recognition and biometrics. Prior to ETH, Boris worked for NEC Japan and Ericsson R&D Ireland. Boris has 12+ academic and industry experience.

Dr. Silvan Wehrli

VP Product

Silvan holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich. His expertise covers analog design, high-speed electronics and localization. Prior to 3db, Silvan used to work for Gigoptix (IDT) in the area of high-speed optical communications. Silvan has 12+ years academic and industry experience.

Dr. Andreas Haeberli

CTO Dormakaba Group

Andreas is Chief Technology Officer of Dorma+Kaba and member of the Executive Committee. Andreas's background is chip design and he is passionate about innovation, next generation security and electronics for consumer and industrial applications.

Dr. Moritz Lechner

Co-Chairman of the Board, Sensirion AG

Moritz studied physics and holds a PhD from ETH Zurich. He is co-founder of Sensirion AG and co-CEO until 2016. He is a winner of numerous entrepreneurial awards and has a strive for developing new businesses.

Prof. Dr. David Basin

Security Engineering Expert

David Basin leads the Institute of Information Security at ETH Zurich. His area of expertise covers the modeling and formal analysis of security protocols and systems. David has 30+ research and industry consulting experience

Prof. Dr. Srdjan Capkun

Technology evangelist

Srdjan leads the System Security Group at ETH Zurich and the Zurich Information Security Centre (ZISC). His work on proximity-based access control and localization has been recognized worldwide with seminal publications in leading security venues. Srdjan has 15+ research and industry consulting experience.

Dr. David Barras

Co-founder and CTO

David holds a Ph.D. in Electronics from ETH Zurich. His expertise covers low-power electronics, analog design, wireless systems, wireless architectures. Prior to 3db, David worked for Swatch Group and CSEM. David has 20+ years academic and industry experience in designing ultra-low power micro electronics.

Dr. Boris Danev

Co-founder and CEO

Boris holds a Ph.D. in Security and Wireless Systems from ETH Zurich. His expertise covers wireless communications, security protocol design and analysis, pattern recognition and biometrics. Prior to ETH, Boris worked for NEC Japan and Ericsson R&D Ireland. Boris has 12+ academic and industry experience.

Dr. Chiara Martelli

Principal Architect

Chiara holds a Ph.D. in Electronics from ETH Zurich. Her expertise covers digital and mixed-signal design, front-end and backend implementation, advanced signal processing techniques and wireless communications. Chiara has 15+ industry experience in leading semiconductor companies.

Ralitsa Tanchovski

Principal Verification Engineer

Ralitsa holds a BSc from Technical University of Plovdiv and MSc from University of Plovdiv. Her expertise covers digital design and verification as well as advanced verification techniques. Prior to 3db, Ralitsa worked for Sibiz and has 12+ industry experience.

Igor Tanchovski

Principal Software Engineer

Igor holds a BSc from Technical University of Plovdiv. His expertise covers software design and architectures for low-power networks as well enterprise cloud infrastructures. Igor has 15+ industry experience.

Dr. Raghavasimhan Thirunayanan

Senior Analog Designer

Raghavan holds a Ph.D. in Electronics from EPFL. His expertise covers analog design and mixed-signal design, advanced synthesis techniques. Raghavan has 7+ research and industry experience.

Dr. Silvan Wehrli

VP Product

Silvan holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich. His expertise covers analog design, high-speed electronics and localization. Prior to 3db, Silvan used to work for Gigoptix (IDT) in the area of high-speed optical communications. Silvan has 12+ years academic and industry experience.

Dr. David Barras

Co-founder and CTO

David holds a Ph.D. in Electronics from ETH Zurich. His expertise covers low-power electronics, analog design, wireless systems, wireless architectures. Prior to 3db, David worked for Swatch Group and CSEM. David has 20+ years academic and industry experience in designing ultra-low power micro electronics.

Prof. Dr. David Basin

Security Engineering Expert

David Basin leads the Institute of Information Security at ETH Zurich. His area of expertise covers the modeling and formal analysis of security protocols and systems. David has 30+ research and industry consulting experience

Prof. Dr. Srdjan Capkun

Technology evangelist

Srdjan leads the System Security Group at ETH Zurich and the Zurich Information Security Centre (ZISC). His work on proximity-based access control and localization has been recognized worldwide with seminal publications in leading security venues. Srdjan has 15+ research and industry consulting experience.

Dr. Boris Danev

Co-founder and CEO

Boris holds a Ph.D. in Security and Wireless Systems from ETH Zurich. His expertise covers wireless communications, security protocol design and analysis, pattern recognition and biometrics. Prior to ETH, Boris worked for NEC Japan and Ericsson R&D Ireland. Boris has 12+ academic and industry experience.

Dr. Andreas Haeberli

CTO Dormakaba Group

Andreas is Chief Technology Officer of Dorma+Kaba and member of the Executive Committee. Andreas's background is chip design and he is passionate about innovation, next generation security and electronics for consumer and industrial applications.

Dr. Moritz Lechner

Co-Chairman of the Board, Sensirion AG

Moritz studied physics and holds a PhD from ETH Zurich. He is co-founder of Sensirion AG and co-CEO until 2016. He is a winner of numerous entrepreneurial awards and has a strive for developing new businesses.

Dr. Chiara Martelli

Principal Architect

Chiara holds a Ph.D. in Electronics from ETH Zurich. Her expertise covers digital and mixed-signal design, front-end and backend implementation, advanced signal processing techniques and wireless communications. Chiara has 15+ industry experience in leading semiconductor companies.

Ralitsa Tanchovski

Principal Verification Engineer

Ralitsa holds a BSc from Technical University of Plovdiv and MSc from University of Plovdiv. Her expertise covers digital design and verification as well as advanced verification techniques. Prior to 3db, Ralitsa worked for Sibiz and has 12+ industry experience.

Igor Tanchovski

Principal Software Engineer

Igor holds a BSc from Technical University of Plovdiv. His expertise covers software design and architectures for low-power networks as well enterprise cloud infrastructures. Igor has 15+ industry experience.

Dr. Raghavasimhan Thirunayanan

Senior Analog Designer

Raghavan holds a Ph.D. in Electronics from EPFL. His expertise covers analog design and mixed-signal design, advanced synthesis techniques. Raghavan has 7+ research and industry experience.

Dr. Silvan Wehrli

VP Product

Silvan holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich. His expertise covers analog design, high-speed electronics and localization. Prior to 3db, Silvan used to work for Gigoptix (IDT) in the area of high-speed optical communications. Silvan has 12+ years academic and industry experience.

ETH Zurich Technology Partner Team

(PhD candidate in Security

MSc. Patrick Leu
Msc. Mridula Singh

Technology Partner Team

(Advanced IC design)

Dr. Nicolas Raemy
Dr. David Ruffieux
Dr. Franz Pengg
Dr. Alexandre Vouilloz
Dr. Erwan Leroux
Dr. Nicolas Scolari