Who's behind zealy
zealy is all about bringing more drive and easier access to the creative world. Having an outstanding marketing setup and a state of the art brand shouldn’t be trouble.
Sandra Kobel and Florian Kadler are the founders of zealy, the vision behind is bringing easier access to creative and marketing services. They both are rooted in the start-up ecosystem and have their passion in building new businesses and bringing ideas to life. This passion also drives them, when working for the clients of zealy.
Meet the Team
CEO & Co-Founder
Sandra has a huge passion about building brands, bringing them successfully to market and helping them grow. One of her strongest fields of expertise is Growth Hacking, what she also lectures at universities. Before she established herself in the startup industry, she worked for Ringier and Neue Zürcher Zeitung and was responsible for some of the biggest campaigns in Switzerland. An Executive MBA in digital marketing rounds off her profile.
With her ability to always keep the bigger picture in mind, she already guided many startups through almost every challenge.
COO & Co-Founder
Florian turns ideas into tangible concepts and measures. He is driven by creativity and passionate about innovation and sustainability. He studied Product Design and worked for the Swiss television in their design and art department. At zealy he's in charge of bringing our clients, projects and zealy itself further by having a close eye on trends and innovation. He's known for going the extra mile and having a strong sense for details. He's very open minded which allows him to take up a lot of inspirations and turns them into outstanding ideas.
Head of Creators
With a profound grasp of digital marketing dynamics, she is a visionary leader who possesses an innate sense for exceptional talent and a flair for translating ideas into tangible, high-performing strategies. Guided by empathy and adept guidance, she meticulously sources and cultivates outstanding individuals, transforming their potential into a powerful creative force. Bringing an international perspective to our team, her rich background complements her managerial prowess. With extensive expertise gained from working on professional TV sets for HBO and the BBC, she infuses every project with an unparalleled ability to orchestrate seamless coordination and drive successful outcomes.
Senior Business Development Manager
A powerhouse of business development, Alex Bilyi excels in turning market trends into growth opportunities. With over 12 years' experience across diverse sectors like Fintech, E-Commerce and Blockchain, Alex combines negotiation prowess, strategic planning, and sharp market analysis to drive business success. This follows a rich professional journey, including impactful partnerships with global powerhouses such as Citibank and TMC. Equipped with an MBA in Digital Banking and Finance, Alex is the go-to professional for businesses ready to ascend to new heights.
Business Innovation Manager
Evy, an Industrial Ecologist with a background in Industrial Product Design, is our lead of business innovation management. She excels in dynamic work environments, with the ability to adapt quickly and learn from diverse experiences.Her diverse background not only enables her to learn fast but also provides a unique perspective at marketing, making her a valuable asset in the world of innovation.
CMO as a Servant
With a fervent passion for digital business models, Manuel possesses extensive expertise in digital marketing, data analysis and digital process automation. His international background sets him apart, having garnered rich work and study experiences across several European countries. This diverse exposure not only enhances his perspective but also adds depth to his understanding of global digital trends. Having multi-year experience in ecommerce, Manuel has honed his skills to optimize digital strategies for a diverse range of businesses. Guided by his deep understanding of the digital domain, Manuel continually seeks to harness its potential in order to drive transformative results and sustainable growth
CMO as a Servant
Luca is a dedicated marketing and brand strategist with a flair for creative art direction, an e-commerce expert, an impactful team leader, and a proven decision-maker. With a Master's degree in Digital Business Management, he has had the privilege of guiding numerous esteemed companies towards online success. As the former Head of Marketing at NIKIN and current CMO at 3RD MAY, Luca excels in crafting brand and sales strategies and elevating customer experience. His ultimate goal is to foster growth by infusing brands with the perfect blend of innovation and a compelling brand voice.
CMO as a Servant
Gioia knows what it means to turn a startup into success and how crucial marketing is in the process. In successful startups like Farmy.ch or Property Captain, she has taken a decisive key position as Marketing Coordinator and has proven her skills on various occasions. She succeeded in this position due to a Bachelor in Business Communication and is currently expanding her knowledge with a Master in Business Administration to add a deeper understanding of business and finance to her creative nature. Would you like to gain more awareness for your startup and build a brand that inspires your target group and will not let go? Then let's start your success story together.
CMO as a Servant
Thanks to his wealth of experience in marketing and business development and his quick grasp, Andy has a good feel for business models and customer needs. From this he derives profitable strategies to position a brand in a target-oriented way and to boost growth. In over 13 years on the agency side, he has advised and accompanied hundreds of SMEs and startups. In his backpack, he also has a Master's degree in New Business Development. Passionate and personal, he cares about the sustainable success of our zealy clients.
Meet the Partners
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