Test early and often is Reto’s mantra for good Interaction Design. Reto started TestingTime at the beginning of 2013. As CEO, Reto leads the vision and mission of the startup. Prior to TestingTime, Reto worked as Interaction Designer and Usability Consultant with his own 58rocks GmbH. At doodle.com he gained international startup experience as VP Product Management. He owns a MAS in Interaction Design and a BS in Computer Science.
Oli, a classic full stack ninja, joined TestingTime as a new Founder at the beginning of 2015. As TestingTime’s new CTO, he is responsible for the development and operations of the platform and the continued growth of the test user pool. He worked as a Software Engineer for doodle.com and helped the company grow from 5 up to 30 million unique visitors. Oli owns a master in computer science.
Although without a hero cape and mask but with style and passion demonstrates Eva as employee #1 her superpowers as recruiter hero at TestingTime since July 2015. Searching for new heroics she now oversees the daily operations and takes good care of our test users. Thanks to her education as a medical therapist and her work experience as office manager she coordinates our test users with a blink of an eye.
User-friendly products make Carole just as happy as cat videos and chocolate. She is loaded with creativity and never ending curiosity on the lookout for ways to make TestingTime crispier and enable every test user a great experience. During her time in Copenhagen, she fell in love with Scandinavian Design. In Denmark, she designed and tested digital products and gained serious UCD skills. Carole graduated with a Bachelor in Design Management.
A one-way ticket and 2 suitcases brought Nick straight from Athens to Zurich to join TestingTime's core engineering team. His tremendous experience in cloud services helps TestingTime develop and operate a scalable and reliable system. Nick graduated with a master in computer science from the Polytechnic of Thessaly.
Easy to handle, ready to deliver - that is valid for TestingTime but also for Ahmet. As our Sales Representative he is the interface to all those who demand a quick and easy access to test users for real user feedback. Prior to TestingTime he accomplished his studies in economics and worked as a team leader in Account Management for an IT service provider.
Before you’ve tried something you can’t judge it - this is how Stefan sees User-Experience and also his life. Whether it’s acting, music, sports or cooking, there’s nothing he wouldn’t want to try. At TestingTime he’s responsible for the European growth so that User-Experience isn’t only improved in Switzerland. Before joining TestingTime, Stefan lived in London and Amsterdam and boosted the market entry of a financial company into the Swiss market.
Listen and learn. Sandro lives by this mantra as the customer advocate at TestingTime and in private as an avid reader, traveller, and chef. As Digital Marketing Manager, he is responsible for the international growth of the company and makes sure our customers have all the resources they need to conduct impactful user tests. Prior, Sandro developed his marketing chops while working at Apple and later revolutionised the culinary world as CMO of the Swiss food startup flatev. He graduated with a BSc in International Management.
Through a truly unconventional professional path, from working with fishers for a sustainable project in Mexico, to leading teams for cosmetic shops in Switzerland, Noelia could develop great interpersonal skills. As a natural socialite, she supports the recruiting process and handles the incoming orders to deliver the best recruiting quality for our customers. She is passionate about languages and music. Noelia has a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and a CAS in Online-Marketing and E-Commerce.
As a classic midfield strategist, Romana knows how to support her team in any situation. She completed her commercial training and is in charge of the administrative tasks, accounting and travel planning / event organisation at TestingTime. In pursuit of designing smooth processes, her job is to play the perfect pass, for her team to convert the opportunity.
In 2015, Mark participated as investor in TestingTime's first financing round. The founder team was even more excited, when Mark also accepted to join the board of directors. As former CEO of the JobCloud AG (jobs.ch), he brings extensive experience and helps the company to make the right decisions at the right time. Mark also advices other startups and joined Picstars AG as startup CEO in fall 2016.
Our business advisor Eric’s first usability testing took place when he was three years old - he talked his mother into modifying a rocking horse so it didn’t rub his knees. Ever since, he has never accepted things as they are, but has always worked to make things better. Today, he is an internationally recognized expert in usability and user-experience design. His best-selling book, Usable Usability, is now available in four major languages – English, German, Chinese, and Japanese.