Managing Partners

Dr. Robert Troy
Managing Director
Dr. Troy is a former General Manager of the San Francisco based Geneva Partners Venture Capital Funds which have been successful at early stage investments in world class Silicon Valley companies, including and Zantaz. He managed a $1.2 Billion portfolio of fifty Silicon Valley companies for an investment Bank.  Dr. Troy is a former entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Verilog SA. He is a Doctor in Computer Science from University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France.

Jacques-Alexandre Gerber
Investment Partner & COO
Mr. Gerber is a serial high-tech entrepreneur (Intalio, Stoic, Fermat) and has successfully led global business development efforts. He has joined Agave Partners over a year ago as COO to support Dr. Robert Troy in assessing and coordinating cross-border Financing and M&A deals. He has a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Ecole des Mines de Nancy and a M.Sc. in Parallel Computing from the Parallel Computing Lab of the Ecole Normale Superieure of Lyon, France.

Olivier Delerm
Investment Partner & CMO
Mr. Delerm started his career at CERN, the world-renowned particle physics laboratory and birthplace of the world wide web based in Geneva. He then moved to Silicon Valley to lead product teams developing the first ever CRM applications at Scopus and Siebel Systems. This made him one of the luminaries understanding the power of the economic paradigm shift of the Cloud and SaaS applications which drove him to launch his own company to assist Silicon Valley high-tech companies develop and market cloud solutions. He has a master’s degree in economy and finances from IEP and a master’s degree in engineering from ENSAM.


Jun Jia

Jun Jia
Managing Director of CEC Capital

Dr Richard Soley

Dr. Richard Soley
President of the Industrial IoT Consortium

Pr Zhihua Wang


Pr. Zhihua Wang
Tsinghua University