Brigitte Baumann is the founder and CEO of Go Beyond Early Stage Investing, which enables novice investors to access angel investing as an asset class through its platform, tools, training, and expert angels. Previously, she served as CEO and director at iWORLD Group, a developer of mobile
content; senior vice president and general manager, Internet at American Express (Amex) Corporate Services; United States and Canada president at Gemalto, a leader in smart-card technology and applications; and senior engagement manager at McKinsey & Company Inc. Ms. Baumann is a Business Angel and the recipient of the 2015 European Investor of the Year from the European Business Angels Network (EBAN). She serves as president emeritus of EBAN and chairs the Young Presidents Organization’s global angel investing group. Ms. Baumann holds a BSc in chemical engineering from Tufts University and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.