Meet the people behind the scenes.
The SalesWings Team
The SalesWings Venture
SalesWings is a Switzerland based Software-as-a-Service Venture in the domain of Sales Acceleration and Predictive Lead Activity Scoring. It is comprised fo an international, highly heterogeneous and multi-discplinary team of experienced entrepreneurs.
Scroll down to meet the core team and our happy supporters.
Philip Schweizer and Olivier Droz, SalesWings Founders
INVESTORS UPDATE: SalesWings is currently closing a financing round to accelerate our growth phase and reach key milestones over the next 14 months. If you're interested in hearing more, kindly get in touch with us here.
CEO & Co-founder
After graduating with a major in Entrepreneurship, Philip dove straight into the world of high-tech ventures. Since then he has fought many battles in 5 different technology start-ups in various biz dev, sales, marketing and product roles. A true Swiss, he's obsessed with quality. Philip's all in to change the lives of all brave sales people with SalesWings.
Oh, and: Philip's a proud husband, and father of litte Lupita! He masters full professional proficiency in 4 languages, was finalist of the California State Cup Inline hockey Championships "back then" - and he'll do anything for some Guacamole and cold Corona on a hot summer day.
CTO & Co-founder
Olivier holds a Master degree in Computer Science from the Swiss Institute of Technology (EPFL), and as a Scala specialist and enthusiast he's savvy in building scalable cloud applications. Following a corporate experience that took him to Hong-Kong, he built his first start-up, and is now heading the technology stack at SalesWings. He's constantly finding new ways to make things better, faster.
He tackles every challenge with passion, and that earned him numerous medals as a semi-professional swimmer in the past. Apart from his wife and little Amélie, pulling and pushing SalesWings forward is his everyday-thrill. And when he's not coding, find him do all kinds of things such as sailing, parachuting or skiing.
Full Stack Developer
David is also a solid sound engineer and a genius at the drums! That's why, when trying our app, listen very carefully and you will see that there is some music inside...
R&D Engineer and Data-Scientist
Maryam holds a PHD in Computer Science from the University of Tehran in Iran, and did the last mile of her PHD research at the Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne in Switzerland. At SalesWings she now works on various projects including the predictive modeling of website visit behavioral analytics data.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Ina holds two master degrees in international business and management from the University of Lugano in Switzerland. Passionate about start-ups, branding, social media and digital marketing, she loves to tackle new challenges every day. Before joining Saleswings, Ina gained experience in various other start-ups - and amongst them - her own mobile app adventure.
By the way... Ina is the ultimate fashion lover and art enthusiast! And when she is not running Saleswings' social media channels, she can probably be found on a flight to somewhere around the world to experience a new culture.
Inside Sales Specialist
Louis has developed and launched various B2B and B2C products in the Telecommunications industry both in the USA and in Switzerland. His experience is broad; marketing, customer relationship management and multi-channel acquisition - to name just a few His passion for people is what brought him to helping and consulting customers today.
Louis has many hobbies, but his favorite moment of the week is when he is cooking for his wife and two sons on Sunday night....
Dave is angel investor in numerous start-ups and mentor of various VC/angel funded start-ups. He's a Saas expert and loves designing and building high-availability internet platforms on *nix systems. He sold his own venture Buy.at to AOL 15 years ago, and is a true expert in all things around technology start-ups.
Graham has spent 20 years at HP and was a General Manager in a leading sales position. He'll sell ice cubes to an Eskimo and is giving SalesWings the "corporate sales edge". Today he runs an international management consultant company and spends probably a third of his time in China.
Nicolas is advising SalesWings on its API strategy. He's a pioneer and veteran in Information & Communications Technology with 24 years projects experience in marketing, technical and operation activities for startups (e.g. Echovox/Zong sold to PayPal/Ebay) and for big companies such as ABB, Deutsche Telekom or Peugeot.
Reda Al Andaloussi
Reda is an international executive with more than 18 years of professional experience in diverse industries. Through his company Wave Ventures he's an active business angel and mentor to various start-ups coming out of EPFL.
Sébastien has broad experience in business development and sales & marketing of digital products at an international level. He spent several years in the US, spearheading the sales and marketing efforts of Dartfish. He's advising SalesWings on all things related to growth and financing.