Dr. Walter Schmidt
Walter Schmidt is the founder and CEO of PlantCare Ltd..
From 1991 to 2001, he was the owner and CEO of Dyconex, a high-tech company in the electronics business. From 1979 to 1991, he was head of the Interconnect Technology Division at Oerlikon Contraves in Zurich.

Walter Schmidt is the President of the European Interconnect Technology Initiative e.V. in Frankfurt am Main as well as a member of the Advisory Board of the Association for Electronic Components and Systems of the ZVEI Central Association for the Electrotechnology and Electronics Industry e.V. in Frankfurt am Main.

Walter Schmidt studied mechanical engineering at the higher technical institute HTL Graz and graduated with a doctorate in physics at the Technical University Graz. Walter Schmidt holds over 80 patents. He is a Swiss national.

Chief Operating Officer

Fritz Steiner
Fritz Steiner joined PlantCare in 2011 and is responsible for Supply Management, Outsourcing and Quality Assurance. From 1991 to 2008 he was co-owner of Dyconex AG, where he worked in various technical and management positions.

Fritz Steiner has a formation in Electronics, a Swiss Federal Diploma in Operations Management and a Management Diploma from IMAKA. He is a Swiss national.