Jerome Wittamer

Jerome Wittamer
  • co-founder and Managing Partner
  • Company: Expon Capital

Jérôme is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Expon Capital. Jérôme honed his investment skills in the early 90’s backing the pioneer of flash memory M-Systems (IPO, sold to SanDisk) and cyber security company Aladdin Knowledge Systems (IPO). At BIP Investment Partners he led successful investments in media and communication technology companies such as EVS (IPO), Option (IPO) and Evertz (IPO), all of which became a world leader in their field. During that period, he contributed to the foundation of VOXmobile, a mobile operator (sold to Orange).

In 2000, he co-founded his first startup, a marketplace for the telecom industry. A defining moment where he discovered the true meaning of burn rate and how to survive on a nickel. Since childhood, Jerome has been fascinated by new technologies and scientific discoveries across physics and biology. He has always been curious about understanding their impact, spotting future trends and discovering how to turn them into value. He is fascinated by developments in the fields of AI, blockchain as well as space.