The People behind
CUDOS was founded by seasoned entrepreneurs and financial industry professionals to bring the best to our portfolio companies. Our investment team is complemented by selected industry veterans to support our investment decisions.
Chief Executive Officer at CUDOS Capital AG
Alon has been a passionate and successful entrepreneur throughout his life. In 1992 he founded asp.group which he has been heading as CEO ever since. Alon is a profound investment professional with 25 years of experience. During this time Alon founded, co-founded or invested in over 25 businesses across 16 countries and led more than 100 transaction processes for national and international investment consortia.
Alon is a Harvard Business School (OPM) alum and earned his masters degree with honors from California State University, Hayward and IMADEC University focusing on strategy and finance. Alon is a frequent and acknowledged speaker on entrepreneurship and leadership.
As active Impact Investor Alon supports selected entrepreneurs and leaders in this field and is an ASN member of Ashoka, the worlds leading social entrepreneurship organization. He is the President of the Global Impact Investing Foundation which is supported by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board at CUDOS Capital AG
As one of our founding partners, Alfred serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Cudos Capital AG.
He looks back on a long political career which peaked in 2007 when he headed the Austrian federal government as chancellor.
After his political career he assumed selected board positions, including chairman of the supervisory board of Strabag SE, one of Europe’s leading construction enterprises, and head of the advisory board of Signa Holding. He also serves as a member of the advisory board at Citigroup and Gabriel Resources.
Alfred Gusenbauer is the chairman of the board of trustees of the private foundation of Hans-Peter Haselsteiner and of Wartenfels private foundation.
In addition to his management positions, he teaches as visiting professor at Harvard University and Columbia University – both institutions are members of the prestigious Ivy League.
Alfred studied jurisprudence, philosophy and political science, in which he obtained a doctorate at the University of Vienna.