Meet the executive team

SquareFactory traces its roots to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), where a group of highly-skilled computer sciences post-graduate engineers was inspired to make Artificial Intelligence available to any company.

Berat Denizdurduran


Jean Gschwind

Head of Product

Léonard Favre

Head of ML Services

Boards of Directors

Sergio Giacoletto

Chairman of the Board & ex-EVP Oracle

Frédéric Juillard

Board member

Diarmuid Daltún

Board member

Becoming involved in the Alpine Tech project, a Swiss leader in computational power services, the core team became experts in commercial GPU data center setup and optimization, cryptography and machine learning. Alpine Tech further expanded into blockchain-based services, including crypto mining. Subsequently, the team went on to found two separate companies.


Alpine Intuition – a company providing highly specialized research and consulting services around AI and Data management which eventually built iSquare, a fully automated platform to deploy and host AI models.


Cohesive Computing – a company specializing in deep learning and high-performance computing that launched, a highly efficient ML/DL Training Platform built from the ground upon a dedicated cloud infrastructure and HPC clusters.


Seed round of CHF500k raised by Alpine Intuition, was used to accelerate business and product development. The Advisory Board was appointed and Sergio Giacoletto was appointed Chairman of the Board. DeepSquare Association – the HPC hardware infrastructure business of is spinned off into a token-backed, decentralized HPC cluster association, allowing to focus entirely on its software platform solution.


SquareFactory gets created from the merger of Alpine Intuition and Cohesive Computing, evolving into a dedicated AI service provider. With a sharp focus on empowering data scientists and engineers, Square Factory offers comprehensive solutions that facilitate the seamless building, training, deployment, and monitoring of AI, ML, and DL models, fostering innovation and operational efficiency



Luciana Broggi

Board Advisor & ex-SVP HPE

Francis Veldeman

Corporate Advisor