Mr. Jonas Eichhorst

BIOGRAPHY

Over the past decade, Jonas has supported the development of a wide range of high scale products and businesses across various emerging markets. He particularly enjoys roles where he can combine deep technical discussions with long-term strategy development which often leads to him playing a bridging role between different teams and hierarchy levels in companies and projects.
As CEO of Silicon Straits, a South East Asia-based investment and product development company, he led the business to profitably grow from 30 to over 100 employees within 2 years of his appointment, before successfully selling the business in 2017.
During that time he was deeply involved in the development of product MVPs for startups and a range digital transformation projects for corporates combining his passion for business and technology
Having first joined Timo as a director in 2020, Jonas took on the CFO position in 2021 and promoted to CEO in late 2022. Over the past 15 years, Jonas has been serving in several board and executive roles investing and building technology businesses also overseeing the strategy, data and corp dev function. He has invested in various early-stage ventures over the past years and sits on multiple boards including Bykea (Pakistan’s leading mobility, commerce & payments network), Protenga (an AgTech venture using insects to provide sustainable protein) as well as serving as Board Advisor to 7-Eleven Vietnam.

TOPIC

Customer Data: The Next Battleground for Digital Banking