MUNICH, November 27, 2017 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to welcome Professor Dr. Hermann Eul as Senior Advisor to its Smart Industries practice, based in Paris and Munich. Hermann has over 15 years of Deep Technology experience across a range of fields including communication systems, high performance processors, and software intelligence.  Hermann will take on the role as Senior Advisor to the franchise across Europe.

Prior to joining Bryan, Garnier & Co, Hermann held senior executive positions at Siemens, Infineon, and Intel. At Siemens, he led business units in mobile infrastructure and semiconductors.  During a decade at Infineon, he held several roles including Head of security and chip card ICs, President of the Communication Solutions business, CTO, CMO, EVP, and was also a member of the management board.

During his five years at Intel, Hermann led a worldwide organization focused on hardware, software and connectivity for phones, tablets, Ultrabooks, and mobile devices. He was also Corporate VP, President of the worldwide Mobile & Communications Group, and President and Managing Director of Intel Germany.

Hermann currently holds board roles in numerous Deep Technology companies including the Knowles Corp (acoustic solutions, Itasca USA), Redpine Signals (low power Wifi modules, San Jose USA), Locata Corp (high precision positioning, Australia), and a number of Silicon Valley Start-ups.  In addition he has board roles at industry associations (VDE, Germany) and investment funds (Digital Plus Partners, Germany), as well as being an angel investor through the Band of Angels (San Francisco USA), and Sand Hill Angels (Los Altos USA).

Olivier Beaudouin, Partner, Bryan, Garnier & Co comments, “Emerging applications for autonomous and intelligent systems, such as machine vision, machine learning and AI require immense processing speed and power. Software is reaching the limits of its capabilities and is being complemented once again by a wave of innovation in high power high speed processors for specific applications. Hermann brings breadth of experience and a well-established network across relevant B2B markets, including microelectronics, materials, semiconductor / optical convergence, parallel and distributed processing. This will complement Bryan Garnier’s Deep Technology expertise and transactional experience in the space”.

Hermann adds: “I was impressed by Bryan Garnier’s track record of execution, reach and understanding in a confluence of industry spaces that are increasingly demanding higher performance, power and speed from optimized software and processors. I look forward to working with them to help growing companies realize their global ambitions”.

Hermann holds B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering from Fachochschule, Koblenz, and Ruhr University, Bochum respectively, and held a full chair / professorship in RF Technology and Transmission Systems at Leibniz University Hannover.