Mads N. S. Pedersen
CIO & Managing Partner
Prior to joining Human Edge, Mads was Group Managing Director at UBS, where he headed the Global Asset Allocation team and developed the new TAA and SAA methodology for the $100bln+ mandate business and advisory book of $2trn. In 2015, the team introduced 5 new portfolio concepts, including the “Systematic Allocation Portfolio”. Prior to joining UBS, Mads was Head of Global Asset Allocation at Barclays and Head of Macro & Asset Allocation at Danske Bank Asset Management. The CEO and co-founder Mads Pedersen takes over the majority in the share capital of the company to continue to pursue his entrepreneurial vision of providing superior investment solutions.
PhD Chief Technology Officer
During his PhD in chemical engineering at ETH Zurich, Oliver focused on applying modern machine learning techniques to control miniaturized chemical systems with microfluidics and nanotechnology. He has experience in developing versatile software running on various platforms, such as smartphone apps, web apps or large-scale computing clusters. Prior to joining Human Edge, Oliver has worked as a data scientist and software developer in several startups, ranging from blockchain technology to organizational web apps. Today, The CTO and founder Oliver Dressler increases his equity stake to deliver long term R&D planning and further development of the technology.
Head of Business Development
Maximilian has experience in areas as diverse as commodities trading, art trading, consulting, business development and innovative technologies. He has worked at global companies, including Glencore and PwC, as well as start-ups in the technology space. His passion lies in innovation, in particular generating value from technological advances and the use of data. Maximilian Helletzgruber joins Human Edge as capital partner taking over responsibility for Business Development to drive growth and promote the investment concepts and strategies.
Marcel has pursued his master’s degree in business analytics & big data from IE University, where he further developed his skills in machine learning and solving clients’ problems with data. He has a background in economics (magna cum laude) and international affairs from the University of Colorado, Boulder. His experience is related to projects in research, compliance, and data science from the United Nations and CAF. Marcel Prado is passionate about the intersection between finance and technology and providing the best financial solutions in the market.