Alessandro Butte, PhDCo-Founder and CEO of DataHow at DataHow
Alessandro Butté received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2000 from ETH Zurich. After a two-year post-doc at the Georgia Institute of Technology, he join the group of Prof. Morbidelli at ETH Zurich and completed his habilitation in 2008. During this period, his research activities focused on polymer engineering, production of nano-materials for protein purification (monoliths by reactive-gelation) and chromatography purifications of peptides, proteins and Mabs. In 2008, he joined Lonza as responsible for downstream activities in the sectors small molecules and peptides and as project manager. He was also involved in the pilot program to introduce Quality by Design into R&D. In 2013, he joined back ETH as senior researcher and, in 2017, he co-founded DataHow, a spin-off company dealing with digitalization of production processes in pharma and chemical industry. He is author of more than 60 papers on international peer reviewed journals, several book chapters and patents.