Christoph Ebell is an entrepreneur, science diplomat, technology consultant and transformation strategist. He was born in Bern in 1972. He first studied physics, then humanities and graduated in Bern and Chicago. After a research stay in Cambridge (USA), he worked for the Swiss government's innovation agency CTI, then for the Swiss Interior, Economy, and Foreign Affairs Departments and was transferred to head the Science Section at the Swiss Embassy in Washington, D.C. Back in Switzerland, he worked for the Human Brain Project, a multidisciplinary EU project in computer-based brain research and the largest of its kind in Europe, for the last 3 years as its Executive Director. In 2018 Chris Ebell established a consulting firm for technology projects and venture capital, and is mandated as COO of a German software company for next generation High Performance Computing. He speaks frequently at international events. He is based in Geneva, Switzerland.