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Minja Lohrer

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Director at BLR & Partners

Retail & Consumer Services

With a soft spot for technology and gadgets, I have broad experience in developing and managing products and strategies for major consumer brands (Nokia, Samsung, Logitech). After time in South Korea and Silicon Valley, I now manage investments in Swiss SMEs and advise them in strategy, in industries ranging from renewable energy to retail fashion. I’ve mentored women-led start-ups and am I’m currently involved in getting an orthopaedic start-up off the ground. I studied materials science (M.Sc. Helsinki Univ. of Technology), electrical engineering (M.Sc. MIT) and business (MBA / MIT Sloan)