General Partner & Venture Catalyst, Alpha Omega Venture Partners

Omar J. Lahyani

  • President and Co-Founder of the Swiss Arab Network, promoting friendship, economic relations, and cultural exchange between Switzerland and the Arab world.
  • Chief Executive Officer at Spacebyte AG, providing innovative IT, cloud and mobile strategies.
  • General Partner & Venture Catalyst at Alpha Omega Venture Partners, supercharging early-stage technology companies with know-how, network and capital.
  • Former CEO and founder of the Comartis Group, a global player for HR software that was later sold to a NASDAQ competitor.
  • Senior manager and entrepreneur with a track record of driving demand and delivering innovation to international customers in Switzerland, Germany, USA, Middle East and Africa.
  • Board member in various companies, Rotarian and frequent spokesperson at international events.
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science & Instructional Design from the ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
  • Swiss and Moroccan citizenship
  • Languages: Swiss German, German, English, Arabic, French and basic knowledge of Italian