About the Author
Mirjam Staub-Bisang, PHD, is the managing partner and CEO of Independent Capital Management AG, an asset management and real estate investment company based in Zurich, Switzerland. She holds an MBA from INSEAD and a doctorate in law from the University of Zurich, and is licensed to practice law. She has occupied senior management positions in asset management, private equity, and corporate finance/M&A activities, including posts at Commerzbank and Merrill Lynch in London and at Swiss Life Private Equity Partners in Zurich. She serves on the management boards of various companies and charitable institutions and was honored with the title of "Young Global Leader" by the World Economic Forum in 2009.