Patrick Gogniat was born and lives in Switzerland. He graduated from the University of Lausanne with a MSc in Business Administration and Economics. He speaks French and English fluently, as well as some German and Spanish. Pursuing his own education by watching selected TV programs, by working online and by reading various books, magazines and articles, he has a varied professional experience with a few multinational corporations and SMEs. He enjoys high-tech, movies and sports. Leading a lifelong quest for excellence, he believes in these core values: leadership, passion and excellence.