Zaphiro is a leading Swiss deep tech company in Smart Grid solutions. We help energy players optimize power grid monitoring and automation through software solutions integrated with proprietary or third-party hardware.
Based on the PhD-thesis of the three founders, Zaphiro is still keeping innovation at the core of the company strategy, continuously bringing superior solutions to the energy market.

Management team


Frédéric Tréfois
Chief Executive Officer


Dr. Paolo Romano
Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder

Dr. Lorenzo Zanni
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder


Dr. Marco Pignati
Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder


François Marti
Chairman of the Board

Igor Dremelj Zaphiro

Igor Dremelj
Chief Strategy Officer

Career at Zaphiro

Do you want to create the Smart Grids of the future? Have a look at our latest job postings. Zaphiro is constantly looking for talented individuals keen to work in an innovative and international environment!

Open positions




Prof. Mario Paolone
Scientific Advisor

Smart grid visionary, head of the EPFL energy center, and head of the EPFL Distributed Electrical System Laboratory.

Zaphiro Thierry Pollet Industrial Advisor

Thierry Pollet
Industrial Advisor

Digital Lead in grid integration, innovation and R&D manager.

Zaphiro Pascal Dutheil Financial Advisor

Pascal Dutheil
Financial Advisor

Financial advisor and business coach focused on high-tech startups, with broad experience in business development and financing.

Zaphiro Arnoud Bifrare Utility Advisor

Arnoud Bifrare
Utility Advisor

Head of Smart Grid at Romande Energie, which is one of the largest Swiss utilities.

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