Before founding MAULCO. in 2005, Mathias Maul graduated with a Master’s in linguistics (speech recognition and Japanese), computer science (artificial intelligence and machine learning) and English (nonsense literature). Working as software engineer and running his private brief psychotherapy practice in parallel taught him that humans are, for the most part, more easily debugged than software.
Inga Skowranek has the uncanny ability to (satisfactorily) reply to questions before they’ve even finished forming in the asker’s brain. An expert in user experience and systemic consulting, she uses every instant of a conversation to maximum effect while remaining in a zen-like mood that would make sheep blush with envy.
In his profession (and, indeed, passion) as International Sales Director, Alexander Korzendorfer’s impressive name fits his outward appearance perfectly. When talking to sales prospects however, he is neither talking them down nor talking down to them: Hearing each and every customer need and reaching win-win goals is his forte, as is his unique mix of American can-do attitude and German structure.
Considering that Frank Thumb has decades of marketing and advertising experience under his belt – more than 10 of which as managing director in one of the world’s largest ad agencies –, his work has remained amazingly lean and clear: He quickly separates wheat from chaff, and with a fast and open mind, he creates strategies that move content, conversations, and profits.
Johanna Urban is an expert for corporate design, branding, and everything that simply must be beautiful. Even more valuable than her numerous awards she earned for her work – one Red Dot Design award and two German Design awards, so far – is the peace of mind with which she tackles projects of any complexity.
As a Professional Crazy Person, Niels Koschoreck spends his days doing real marketing for real people and, frankly, more than this website would be capable of holding. Immensely well-read, he is and a genuine change artist impossible to ignore once you’ve met him.
Profoundly mesmerized by the inner workings of the subconscious mind, Elke Dietz turned away from clinical paediatrics to specialise in systemic therapy and self-organizational hypnosis. While this may sound like perplexing mumbo-jumbo, it means that she’s really good at helping people – and, consequently, teams and organizations – to get better in any aspect of their life and work.
Victor del Rosal teaches Business Strategies for Cloud Computing at the National College of Ireland, and how to live the good life everywhere else. He’s exactly how you’d expect a Mexican living in Ireland to be: Compassionate, pragmatic and light-hearted, with an always-sunny outlook into the future—whatever it might turn out to be.
Junichi Takayama has the rare gift to really be in many countries at the same time. A seasoned intercultural marketer, he looks below the surface of foreign cultures, uncovers the principles that guide their communication and manages to build brain-to-brain and heart-to-heart connections.
Boris Zimmermann is a lawyer as non-stereotypical as one can be: Witty, funny and well-traveled, he knows other cultures as well as his paragraphs. He specialises in negotiating contracts, setting up companies and other niches of commercial law. He is also very, very fond of mint tea and potatoes.