Of passionate, extraordinary individuals.

Executive Committee


Chris Gwilliams

Chris Gwilliams is a data-obsessed “nerd” that is often so focussed on one thing that he is likely to forget everything else happening. He believes in equality for all in all industries and equal opportunities in education. He is a contributor to open-source software and works as a Head of Solution Architects in EMEA for the open-source Data Management startup, Aiven

women++ Board Member

Luisa Contreras

Luisa co-organized Hack'n'Lead 2019 and was responsible for sponsorships & partnerships in this period. Originally coming from Hospitality, Luisa followed her passion instead into her career in photography/videography, founding her business in Switzerland. While photographing and filming events for women++ she discovered her drive to move women++’s mission forward.

women++ CEO

Maëlle Baud

After working in chemical R&D for over seven years, Maëlle, curious about digitalisation, reoriented her career towards marketing. She then specialised in marketing for tech startups, helping entrepreneurs to build their fundraising and go-to-market strategies while working for a global Venture Capital firm. Maëlle is passionate about technology and science, she’s extremely curious and a realistic optimist.

women++ Board Member

Marta D'Angelo

Marta is a physicist and data scientist with solid experience in the development of mathematical models to describe complex systems and extract insightful information from data. She strongly supports a sustainable society where diversity and inclusion are two fundamental principles. She joined the association to understand what are the challenges people face to feel accepted and integrated on their job place, especially within tech companies. Her goal is to support the tech community by creating more diverse and inclusive work environments.

women++ Board Member

Advisory Board

Aleksandra Sokolowska

Founder & Advisory Member

Mathias Keller

Advisory Member

Aleksander Ilic

Advisory Member

Laurent Meyer

Advisory Member