OUR TEAM

We are 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.

Our management team

Kalisa Irving

Kalisa Irving

CFO

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.

Our 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 insures a successful relationship with your customers.

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.


Shawn

Shawn

Music Curator

In charge of US & Canada. Specialist of R’n’B and Urban Music.

Hobbies: DJing, music producing.


Max

Max

Music Curator

In charge of France & UK. Specialist of all sort of Pop, from indie to dream and electro.

Hobbies: comics, cinema.


Ines

Ines

Music Curator

In charge of Germany & the Nordics. Specialist of Electronic Music.

Hobbies: thai boxing, travelling.


Want to join our awesome team?

Our strategy consultants

Sebastian Proll

Sebastian Proll

UI/UX Consultant

UI/UX Expert Lean, Startup enthusiast, and proud father.

Berlin, Germany

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, Matthias was key helping Soundsuit designing its music algorithms.

Pierre Ostrowski

Pierre Ostrowski

Growth Consultant

Marketing Enthusiast, Consultant & Entrepreneur.

Munich, Germany

Our inspiring mentors

Mike Cannon-Brookes

Mike Cannon-Brookes

Co-Founder & CEO

 

Atlassian bootstraped 8 years before raising capital in 2010 after it had reached nearly $75 million in self-funder annual revenue. Atlassian archived success trough consumer focused products and patience not blitzcalling.


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.


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.


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.