CEO & Co-Founder
NLS Pharmaceutics Ltd.
A co-founder of the company with extensive operational, C-level pharmaceutical experience as well as a serial entrepreneur and strong leader with a proven track-record.
Alex Zwyer has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a Director since our incorporation in August 2015. Mr. Zwyer has over 25 years of international business experience of which more than 10 years as a C-level executive in the pharma/biotech field. In 2007, prior to, and until founding NLS in 2015, Mr. Zwyer founded a startup in the high-end luxury food sector, and served as its chief executive officer until 2015 when he successfully sold the company. From 1991 and until 2007, Mr. Zwyer served in various positions with Viforpharma AG (SWX: VIFN) (then known as Vifor (International) Inc.), most notably serving as Executive Vice President (chief operating officer), leading the company’s global regulatory affairs, medical affairs, sales and marketing as well as business development teams. Mr. Zwyer speaks seven languages fluently. Mr. Zwyer holds a B.B.A. in business administration from Oekral, Zurich, Switzerland and an executive M.B.A. from GSBA/Lorange Institute of Business, Zurich, Switzerland and an M.B.A. from University at Albany SUNY.