OUR TEAM

We are a small group of passionate tech, music, design and marketing people.
We started Soundsuit with the vision to make music in businesses
easier, smarter and more beautiful than ever before.

Management team

Kalisa Irving

Kalisa Irving

COO

After graduating from both an American and a German university, Kalisa started her career in advertising with positions at Red Urban and Bloom Project. Kalisa then successfully started her own consultancy providing her expertise to companies such as Infineon, BMW, Philips Healthcare, Bosch, Amazon.


Hobbies: reading, cooking.

Mikael Bourdon

Mikael Bourdon

CPO

After years building successful software products for companies like Gigaset, Avira and eGym, Mikael bootstrapped Soundsuit from scratch. From the beginning, Mikael envisioned what Soundsuit should become: the smart music assistant of business-owners!


Hobbies: music curator, super daddy.

Vacant

Vacant

CMO

Moving from words-of-mouth marketing to SEO, and then from growth hacking to SEA, was a long but rewarding way to know our market and customers. Now Soundsuit needs to strengthen its market leader position and to expand internationally. We are then looking for an enthusiast and passionate CMO to pave our way to the moon.

Sergey

Sergey

CTO (Interim)

Sergey is our Swiss army knife when it come to modern web development: architecture, security, scalability, algorithms, etc.

Hobby: chess, travelling the world

Soundsuiters

Oleksander

Oleksander

Frontend Developer

Oleks is our REACT expert. Also gifted for UX/UI, he forms the perfect duet with our designer and product-owner.

Hobbies: fitness, travelling.


Stella

Stella

PR / CRM

Stella is the voice of Soundsuit. She represents our company online and offline, and is our customer success manager.

Hobbies: yoga, concerts.


Karan

Karan

Backend Developer

Karan is the pillar of our infrastructure and backend at Soundsuit. He makes our platform performant and scalable.

Hobbies: badminton, mountain biking.


Max

Max

Music Curator

In charge of music trends, with focus on France and UK. Specialist of all kinds of pop, from dream to world.

Hobbies: comics, cinema.

 

Shawn

Shawn

Music Curator

In charge of music trends, with focus on USA & Canada. Specialist of all kinds of Urban Music.

Hobbies: DJing, music producing.

 

Ines

Ines

Music Curator

In charge of music trends, with focus on Germany & the Nordics. Specialist of all kinds of Electronic Music.

Hobbies: thai boxing, travelling.

 

Want to join our awesome team?

Strategy Consultants

Dr. Matthias Gruhne

Dr. Matthias Gruhne

AI Consultant

Matthias owns a PhD Music Data Science from the University of  Passau and a M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Ilmenau. Passionate about music information retrieval and machine learning.

Pierre Ostrowski

Pierre Ostrowski

Growth Consultant

Marketing Enthusiast, Consultant & Entrepreneur.

Munich, Germany

Sebastian Proll

Sebastian Proll

UI/UX Consultant

Founder of symbiostic records and Global head of UX/UI Design at eGym

Berlin, Germany

Cédric Lopez

Cédric Lopez

SaaS Sales Consultant

Sales Enthusiast, Consultant & Entrepreneur.

Munich, Germany

Mentors

Karim Morsy

Karim Morsy

Co-Founder & CEO

 

Algoriddim is the company behind djay – the world’s number one DJ app for iOS – and the winner of multiple Apple Design Awards. Founded in 2006, Algoriddim is a self-financed company.


Lynda Weinman

Lynda Weinman

Co-Founder & CEO

 

Before 2000, Lynda was teaching web design. To replace the bland books she used with her students, he founded and scaled successfully her own company, Lynda. Twenty years later, Linkedin payed 1.5 billion to acquire it.


Ben Chesnut

Ben Chesnut

Co-Founder & CEO

 

Founded in 2001, Mailchimp grew organically from scratch, without any financing support from investors. The company counts today more than 1000 employees and million happy customers.