Management

Andreas Meschberger (CQO)

Andreas Meschberger is responsible for the areas of quality management and regulatory affairs. After his electrical engineering studies at the FHNW (University of Applied Sciences, Northwest Switzerland), Andreas Meschberger completed postgraduate studies in medical technology/biomedical technology at the NTB (University of Applied Sciences Buchs, Switzerland).

He worked for more than 15 years as an electronics developer for medical devices and EMC test simulators. Additionally, he oversaw organizational development and IT for an SME. He was co-responsible for the development and accreditation of a calibration laboratory. Thereafter, Andreas Meschberger worked as a quality manager in medical technology for several years, during which time he became a certified quality manager in medical technology. Andreas Meschberger has extensive experience in the area of quality management, regulatory affairs and electronics and an NDS Business and Engineering Management degree from the FHNW. He worked in industry (EM, TEST, Sandoz) as well as in medtech companies (Stratec, Sentec).

Andreas Meschberger is a member of the national standards committees “Electrical Devices in Medical Application” and ”Optical Radiation Safety and Laser Devices“.

Michael Peyer (CTO)

Michael Peyer is responsible for Research and Development (RnD) within AOT.

After completing his bachelor’s degree in microtechnology at the BFH in Biel, specializing in optics, medical technology and robotics, Michael Peyer completed a master’s degree at the University of Bern. The focus was on Medical Image-Guided Therapy. During and after his Master’s degree, he worked in an optics laboratory at the University of Applied Sciences in Biel, where he supervised various industrial projects.

Michael Peyer joined AOT in 2015 in the development department and has been involved in the first product development CARLO from the beginning.

Martin Beckmann (CFO)

Martin holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and Business Administration from the Technical University of Darmstadt. With over 25 years of business experience, he held various management positions, most recently as CEO of a SME niche player. His proven track record underlines his C-level management skills.

Previously, he served as SVP Finance & Administration of a BioTech company. In this role, he prepared the company for the IPO at the NASDAQ in terms of operations, administration and financial obligations. Prior to that, he led the global financial department of a stock-listed company in Germany with 150m turnaround as Director Finance. Within this position, he established a production site in Singapore manufacturing sensors for Medical solutions as well as serving as CFO for the US-entity.

During his role as Director in the PE environment with 150m AUM, Martin has gained a sound understanding of M&A activities, incl. funding and financing, dealing with German SME, given his technical and financial background.

Tobias Wilken (CPO)

Tobias Wilken is responsible for the product management at AOT.

After he studied physics at the University of Göttingen, he worked as scientific researcher at the Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics and holds a PhD from the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich. He has profound experience in product & project management of high-tech optical devices for the application in industry (MenloSystems) and especially in MedTech (Leica Microsystems).

Cyrill Bätscher (CEO)

Cyrill Bätscher leads the company. He is responsible for Marketing & Sales as well as Business Development.

He holds an MBA from the State University of New York, Albany (USA), a BBA from the Graduate School for Business Administration in Zurich (Switzerland), and a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical Institute of Northwestern Switzerland in Muttenz (Switzerland.) Mr. Bätscher has extensive managerial experience and know-how; both in the MedTech business (Stratec Medical, Synthes, Johnson & Johnson) as well as in the metalworking and consumer goods industry (Ringele AG, DoetschGrether AG).