Team

The Founders

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    Georg

    Over the weekend Georg can be seen cruising in his car throughout Europe. At Testbirds he is responsible for all finances as well as developing our services.
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    Markus

    Markus fails miserably at losing his southwestern accent. He handles all internal and external communications as well as the expansion of the Testbirds crowd.
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    Philipp

    Philipp is responsible for our internationalisation and sales. For him, usability means that his mum can use the application effortlessly.

Project Management

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    Daan

    Daan manages projects that fly in from Benelux but stays on his own two feet while doing so.
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    David

    Together with our customers, David goes bug-hunting as they are the natural enemy of anyone with a passion for coding, technology and software development.
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    Frida

    Frida is a Swedish bird that flew to Munich to join the project management team. Coming from the north, the weather here is a welcome change. Frida also likes animals. All animals except bugs!
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    Carina

    In her free time Carina looks for the perfect wave. As a project manager at Testbirds, she looks for bugs and the best way to optimise the usability of our customers’ products.
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    Joscha

    In his free time Joscha shoots short travel films. As a project manager, he helps putting our clients’ products into the spotlight.
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    Louis

    Rumored as a leading food critic, dancer & comedian Louis heads up our project management team from the heart of the UK. Okay, maybe only the PM part is true.
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    Tessa

    Tessa loves to explore foreign cultures – real or fictional. At Testbirds, she explores apps and websites and is always on the lookout for bugs and UX issues.
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    Andreas

    Andreas loves trading card games and exciting mangas. Except for captivating use cases he also always has an ace up his sleeve.
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    Stefan

    If Stefan isn’t in the office managing projects, you’ll probably find him exhibiting his pop culture trivia, appreciating good food or exploring a new country (well, maybe then you won’t find him).
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    Claudia

    Claudia loves to discover new places of her adopted city Munich. Here, as a project manager, she is in search for bugs and optimising the user experience.
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    Jannes

    Our nordish Bird built himself a nest in Munich. If he is not practicing his football skills he spends his time testing software.
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    Benji

    Benji works as office dog at Testbirds. He likes to bury bones in flowerpots. In his free time he goes for a walk in the mountains or hunts mice.
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    Christopher

    Originally from the UK, Chris is based in the international office in Amsterdam. When not playing Guitar he likes nothing better than a cup of tea to remind him of home.
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    Anna

    As a cognitive psychologist and UX-enthusiast Anna gets to the bottom of users’ needs. She speaks five languages and has lived in several big cities worldwide.
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    Christina

    With her Swabian dialect, Christina provides plenty of variety in the Munich office. Her mission: to make our customers' products even better through UX and QA tests.
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    Christian

    When Chris is not striving for new personal bests with Freeletics, he uses his sporting ambition to take our customers' digital products to a new level.
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    Michaela

    As a genuine "Münchner Kindl", Michaela always spreads enthusiasm for her hometown. Apart from UX projects, she prefers to celebrate Bavarian "Gemütlichkeit" at the Isar.
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    Oriane

    A Londoner at heart, Oriane fled Brexit for Amsterdam to fight French stereotypes, bugs, and the patriarchy.
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    Rick

    Pure product of the Netherlands, Rick and his blond hair are here to help clients reach the best possible UX quality.
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    Georg

    Besides playing football and bragging constantly about how great his year abroad in Canada has been, Georg works as a Project Manager. He is especially interested in UX.
  • elisabeth-pogrzeba

    Elisabeth

    As a project manager, Elisa bridges the gap between our customers and their target groups. She likes to recharge her batteries in the valleys of her hometown Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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    Marion

    Marion loves to tinker. Preferably with bright colors in her free time, but here with us she works on test setups.
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    Sabrina

    Sabrina is not one to rest on her laurels. She keeps her customers in busy and would love to find bugs herself.
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    Christoph

    With his clients, Christoph manages their projects. With his colleagues, he's feared as an unpredictable card player and takes any opportunity to make a joke.

Crowd & Community

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    Andy

    Andy simultaneously acts as a psychologist and a motivator. He is the contact person for our tester community and awards the BOTM every month.
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    Thaís

    Thaís supports English speaking testers. Like our crowd, she’s “global” and lived in Brazil, UK & Hong Kong before landing in our Munich Nest to resume her world domination!
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    Jan

    Popculture, entertainment, news and sports junkie - actively and passively. With all the time that is left, Jan serves the Testbirds Crowd.
  • Marcel

    The passion for gaming lead to Marcel's first job in community management, where he found his calling. At Testbirds, he takes care of all the needs of the crowd.
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    Andie

    Coming all the way from Australia, Andie helps to support and grow our awesome Crowd. She loves travelling and exploring Europe and her new home in Germany.
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    Emma

    Emma loves going for mountain adventures, or finding them in a book when she's stuck indoors. She mostly takes care of our English-speaking Crowd but is working on mastering the German language!

Sales

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    Benedikt

    For Benedikt, iOS definitely beats Android. As a key account manager though, he acquires projects for all kinds of operating systems and devices.
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    Michael

    If Michael isn’t working on client acquisition, you can find him pursuing his other passion: playing Mario Kart on N64.
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    Andrew

    Andrew is our waterbird, as a boat geek he loves being on the water. Therefore, it’s no wonder that he loves his role as Director of International Markets, where he leads the team from our Amsterdam office.
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    Fabian

    In his spare time, Fabian hunts for anything with a heartbeat to capture with his camera. For Testbirds he’s on the hunt for new opportunities in sales.
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    Carl

    Carl is an active individual who struggles to sit still. You’ll often find him flying about, especially when building the UK business out of the London office.
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    Sören

    Not only did Sören travel to the other Testbirds offices, but he also gathered experience in several departments. This expertise enables him to consult our clients perfectly.
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    Moritz

    In his private life, Moritz loves to discover new countries. In the sales team, he is responsible for discovering new business opportunities.
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    Max

    Max spends his free time on his family, water sports and mountain biking. At Testbirds, he is the Head of Sales DACH and responsible for the commercial success in German-speaking region.
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    Felix

    On weekends, Felix loves to explore the mountains and nature around Munich. During the week, he helps the Sales Team strive for new heights as Sales Force Admin and Biz Dev Analyst.
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    Maarten

    Maarten comes from planet earth and likes to keep it real: He turns challenges into a digital story that speaks to a world we live in today.
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    Richard

    As Carinthian his expertise covers culinary Austrian specialities. Professionally he scores high with his experience in the partner business. Richard is responsible for our partner management.
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    Michael

    Arriving in Munich from Swabia, Michael is enthusiastic about Smart Devices & IoT. With us, he advises his customers around these topics & trends.
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    Harry

    Harry is always focused on bringing new and exciting clients to the nest. Whilst keeping that his priority, football always comes a close second.
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    For our Swabian house builder Timo, family comes first. That's why you can find him spending his free time with his children in the garden, by the Isar or on the golf course. When it comes to business, he is responsible for our retail customers, among others.
  • Florian

    Can you end a call in the digital world by "hanging up"? These are the questions that occupy Florian when he’s not looking for new clients.
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    Alexandra

    Truly "nordic by nature", Alex passed by Italy and has finally settled in Munich. When she is not consulting our E-Commerce customers, among others, she loves to play tennis.
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    Kenneth

    A tennis player at heart, Kenneth puts his athletic mindset to use in our international markets, where he helps clients optimize their digital journeys.
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    Andrew

    Andrew is one of the early birds in our sales team. Besides pizza, rock music, and his friends & family, his greatest love is a steep growth curve!  

Administration

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    Michael

    It is unusual not to find Michael diving 30m below sea level, but when he’s not underwater he’s making sure everyone has everything they need – like a bird takes care of its nest.
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    Cara

    You can count on Cara! When she's not looking after the Birdies' finances, she likes watching a series marathon or dancing at one or another open air event.
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    Dorota

    Deedee is Polish, but after all these years in Amsterdam she Dutch-ed up! Loves parties and animals. Rocking the office in Amsterdam :)

PR & Marketing

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    Maximilian

    Once upon a time, Maximilian wanted to become the prime minister or a formula 1 driver. Today, he makes us visible on the web. Apart from that you can find him cycling, watching movies or playing snooker.
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    Stephanie

    Our graphic designer Stephanie listens to our birds and visualizes relevant information throughout all channels. Also privately her heart beats for design: Good art, photography and architecture make her happy.
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    Markus

    Markus is responsible for the online appearances of the Testbirds. Should he be offline, he has been trying for years in the high art of golf - unfortunately in vain.
  • Eliakin-Nogueira-Business-Analyst

    Eliakin

    Eliakin works as a data analyst at Testbirds. When not analysing data, one can find him hiking at the Bavarian Forest or looking for philosophy books at the nearest bookstore.
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    Tobias

    Tobias is responsible for further development and implementation of our brand and communication strategy. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening and spends his holidays travelling with the family.
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    Simone

    When Simone is not working on superb texts for Testbirds, she and her horse live it up on the tournament areas in Bavaria.
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    Regina

    Being a Marketing Bird, Regina creates texts and posts. So she can live up to her creative streak.
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    Dorie

    For the unlikely case that we run out of ideas, Dorie is the backup plan for our social media strategy. Until then she enjoys tender loving care from her colleagues.
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    Fredrik

    After growing up all over our beautiful planet, it made sense for Fredrik to join our team and be responsible for our international marketing efforts.
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    Alex

    Alex is our website developer. He comes from Venezuela and really loves football - watching and playing.
  • Caro

    The Rhineland-Palatinate native takes care of our exciting events and fancy marketing materials. Outside of work you'll find her on backpacking adventures or speeding down the mountain on her snowboard.

Development

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    Adrian

    Did someone say “bug”? What annoys Adrian the most is when they affect his personal hobbies, especially while using apps/websites for outdoor sports.
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    Sargis

    Sargis is a frontend developer who knows how to create web interfaces for humans. Family, friends, food and football, it’s all about him.
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    Daniel

    As a jogger Daniel likes to go on long runs. When optimising our Nest, quick sprints are not a problem for him either.
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    David

    David works as software engineer with Java and develops features for our Nest. In his free time he cultivates spooky Halloween pumpkins in his garden.
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    Julian

    Besides his computer science studies, Julian supports the development of Android features. In his free time, he develops outdoor strategies with his husky Sam.
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    Kostiantyn

    Kostiantyn will instantly become friends with anyone who can pronounce his name correctly. At Testbirds he works with Java and his coffee addiction.
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    Katja

    Katja is always searching things. At home keys, single sox, cooking recipes and her glasses. For us, she searches for bugs and discrepancies in the Nest.
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    Máté

    Through iterative design processes Máté aims to bring the best user experience to our customers. You can also meet him at UX meetups around Munich.
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    Dmitry

    Dmitry likes to spend time with his family, he enjoys hiking and any other outdoor activities. As an Apple expert at Testbirds, Dmitry is responsible for developing and maintaining our iOS tools.
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    Anton

    Anton likes traveling, and listening to and playing music. At Testbirds, he takes care of IT infrastructure for the company's products.
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    Yasemin

    Yasemin helps her colleagues as System Administrator if a notebook goes on strike or other hardware or software problems occur. True to the motto: Have you tried turning it off and on again?
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    Fernando

    In his free time, he likes to play basketball and listen to some good music (afro-beat and hiphop to be precise). When it comes to frontend development, problem-solving is his daily bread and butter.

Human Resources

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    Kathrin

    Kathrin takes at least as much care for our employees and their professional & personal development as she does for her extensive shoe collection.
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    Christine

    When Tine isn’t reading an exciting thriller, she manages new and potential applicants and will make a bird out of you!
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    Stefanie

    Being a coffee lover Stefanie starts each day with a mug of coffee. Highly energetic and motivated she then takes care of Testbirds’ recruitment.
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    Louis

    Louis is the Dog Resources Manager for our office dogs. He likes to pursue his favorite hobbies - chewing and tussling - at his workplace.