Koble is a B2B business discovery platform which is changing the way companies uncover business opportunities and connect. We are staying true to our mission of bringing exposure to small and medium businesses worldwide. Our platform connects SMEs to millions of buyers looking to work with verified suppliers around the world. We spark and facilitate those conversations, thereby enabling the formation of new business relationships.
Andrew J. Federici is an award-winning, internet pioneer with specialties in product innovation, growth, monetization and digital marketing. Most recently he was head of web strategy for Facebook's Global Business Marketing, where he presided over a transformation of the online go-to-market for Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp Business, increasing both awareness and ad creation. Prior to Facebook, Andrew was head of marketing at Hightail (formerly YouSendIt, acquired by OpenText) and chief revenue officer at Scoop.it (acquired by Linkfluence). Andrew started his career in motion picture development at Sony Pictures and has held leadership positions at AOL, IAC, and Viacom. He is a graduate of Haverford College and The Robert H. Smith School of Business and holds a 2nd degree blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do.
Coming from a background in Fine Art, David has over 17 years industry experience in Graphic Design, Advertising and Branding. A serial entrepreneur with a love of all things 'neat and tidy,' he started his first Ltd company at the age of 19. David has been producing music for the past 10 years and enjoys listening to and writing drum and bass tracks and has recently had success on a major Finnish label. Other out of work activities include national radio DJ, linocut printing and baking.
Duy is a young software developer who has a strong desire to learn and apply new technologies. His great passions include software development, cosmos and Blockchain technology. After working hours, he spends most of his time watching documentaries, updating his skills and when he is not glued to a computer screen, he loves to hang out with his friends.
Emmanuel is an ever-young, happy and passionate success-builder. He's managed international sales teams and regions, transformed and coached teams to overachieve, worked in biggest and smallest companies in high-tech industry, lived in many different countries and even promoted French wines and spirits. When he's not working, Emmanuel is a husband to a wonderful wife and a father of two incredible children.
Fabrice loves solving problems, both big and small, with as diverse a group of people as he can possibly gather. His bias for problems solving was nurtured at school and consulting where he spent well over 10 years of his life. He's helped governments set their renewable energy targets, iconic companies to turnaround and others to grow ahead of market. French native, Fabrice has lived in many countries ranging from Europe, the Middle East and the US where he now resides with his family. In his spare time Fabrice loves spending time with his family and running along the Charles River, where he one day hopes to bump into Brie.
Henry is a big motor sports fan, board game enthusiast and a decent beginner in the game of Go. He has helped numerous organizations in Finland, UK, Belgium and Australia to grasp the full potential of their data by helping them in data visualisation, data analysis and database development and administration. While not immersed in the world of data, Henry likes trekking and doing other outdoorsy activities or enjoying a pint of craft beer at the local pub with good friends.
Jackie is known for her organizational skills, uncommon perspectives and passion for pursuing what is dear to her. Her experience in senior management has seen her turn a company around and she subsequently went on to own a successful marketing services agency. A self-confessed workaholic in rehab, she is strivingto find a life balance by spending more time on other loves: enjoying good food & wine, traveling and binge-watching Netflix.
You may say that Krishna puts the K in Koble. Graduating from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst, Krishna sought out career opportunities in marketing and operations before realizing her talents lie in sales. When she is not using her personality and unique flair to present Koble to potential users, you may find her traveling to an interesting place in the world.
Having worked in IT industry over 20 years, mainly focusing on software development, Mika is a hard-working problem-solver and a good team player. After hours, he likes to practice karate and work out at the gym. On holidays he favours liveaboards or at least some sweet destination with warm, clear waters where it's great to go scuba diving with his wife.
Pasi enjoys the lean start-up culture after studying and working for 20 years at the university of Helsinki. He loves to code full stack on the sofa at night when not surrounded with his lovely screaming tiny people.
Patrick co-founded a start-up in the health space and led the implementation of Lean management at MetLife. He is passionate about simplifying processes in order to best deliver value to customers. He is a guacamole aficionado and amateur surfer.
Phu Pham is a full stack developer and a technology enthusiast. He is interested in new technologies and trying to build useful things with them. Phu likes innovative idea. Making them happen is one of his hobbies, which is why he joined Koble. Even though he hates bugs, Phu loves what he is doing and enjoys it everyday. He spends his weekends to learning new development techniques to ensure his skills stay sharp. He also likes hanging out with his family, friends and colleagues.
Samuel is a software developer who enjoys building digital experiences for the mobile and the web. His passion includes ideation, software development, philosophy and economics. He spends most of his days writing software and collaborating with his team. In his spare time, he loves laughing with family and friends, reading books, endurance running and anything that requires agility.
Valter doesn't think solving a problem is enough. It has to be solved in a good way to keep him from being grumpy - that and a couple cups of coffee. When he isn't moving buttons three pixels to the left, he is completing his Masters Degree in Computer Science and planning his next new adventure.