EcosystemPartners AG is an independent consulting company founded in 2018 by Daniel Fasnacht and registered in the Zurich commercial register (UID: CHE-218.917.525). 

The firm is dedicated to utilizing a science-based and pragmatic approach, aiming to provide support to startups, medium-sized companies, and large international organizations. This is achieved by fostering cross-industry, technology-independent partnerships. 


The strategic design areas encompass digital innovations and ecosystems, augmented by complementary competencies.

With the increasing convergence, our service range is expanding beyond the financial services sector to include other areas like healthcare, retail, and the education market, integrating a variety of disruptive technologies along the way.

The individual and future-oriented inspirations span strategic, operational, and supplementary roles, including board member, advisory board member, expert, consultant, keynote speaker, author, and lecturer.

Dr. Daniel Fasnacht
CEO & Founder

An innovative leader and critical thinker, I bring 30 years of professional experience, encompassing a vast network and an interdisciplinary skillset, gained as board member, CEO, and managing director. My background spans management consulting (SAP, Accenture), private banking, and asset management (Credit Suisse, Julius Baer, among others), as well as roles as a researcher and lecturer at universities and research-related institutes. Additionally, I have spent over five years abroad in England, America, and Turkey. I like sports and art and paint occasionally and have already had three exhibitions in Zurich, see some pictures here ...

PhD in Strategic Management, University of Nottingham, MBA in Business Enginering, University of St. Gallen, Advanced Management Program, Haas School of Business, University of Berkeley, diploma and degree in Information Management and Business Informatics.

As a gig worker, I have a portfolio of permanent positions and mandates: Lecturer, Fellow, Programme Director, Executive Education, Department of Banking and Finance, Swiss Fintech Innovation Lab, Co-Head RiskON, member, Digital Society Initiative, University of Zurich; lecturer and associated researcher, Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences; Associate, Supertrends AG; expert, Innosuisse.  

I am also involved in various independent organizations: Innovation Group Leader, SwissICT; Reviewer, California Management Review; Efficiency Club; Asia Society; Arbeitgeberverband Zürich; Swiss Board Forum; KMU & Innovation; Zürcher Handelskammer; FDP Zollikon; Economic Commission of the Zurich Cantonal Council; Dialogplattform Finanzplatz Zürich.



We grasp complex situations through networked and holistic thinking. Free from external influences and structures, we adopt a critical perspective. Stepping out of our comfort zone, we think out of the box and develop unconventional solutions.


Our collaborative consulting approach embraces open innovation. By leveraging our extensive network across finance, healthcare, and technology sectors, we engage with management-level and expert contacts to co-create solutions, ensuring measurable added value.


Committed to our clients, business partners, society, and the environment, we act with fairness and responsibility. Social skills and ethical values play a significant role in maintaining our impeccable reputation and integrity.

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