By offering a Swiss- and Europe-wide network connecting universities, students/graduates/alumnis, companies as well as foundations, Jobzippers is establishing a vibrant community to shape individuals’ career paths exactly where they start: at the university. In combination with this unique network, we offer a variety of innovative features which help companies and students make their perfect match.
Board and Management Team
Dr. Peter Vogel, Founder and Chairman
Peter is a serial entrepreneur, entrepreneurship trainer and scholar. Peter is a researcher and the director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Gallen. Prior to joining the University of St. Gallen, Peter obtained a PhD from EPFL, a MSc from ETH Zurich and a BSc from ETH Zurich and Georgia Tech. During his PhD he investigates active labor market policies that foster entrepreneurship as a career path, particularly among the unemployed. Peter serves as a strategic advisor to several governments and universities in their innovation, SME and entrepreneurship strategies as well as labor market related topics. He is think-tank member of the World Entrepreneurship Forum, member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community and a Global Economic Symposium Fellow. He has been speaking about entrepreneurship and innovation at the OECD, TEDx, the G20 Youth Forum. the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance, among several other global conferences. Peter is the author of the book "Generation Jobless?".
Phone: +41 58 50 800 01
Johannes Huebner, Founder and Vice President
Johannes Huebner is Founder and CTO of the HR Matching AG. He studied Information Systems at the Technical University of Munich (TUM, Germany) and Stanford University (USA). Johannes has also realized several web projects, in which he was responsible for all technical aspects including Conceptualization, IT Architecture, Implementation and Quality Assurance. In addition, he has worked as an IT Consultant in the Automotive Industry for large companies based in Germany. Currently, he is active as the Co-Founder & CTO of the multi-banking startup Numbrs.
Phone: +41 58 50 800 02
After completing her studies in Antwerp and Amsterdam with a degree in Human Resources Management, Hanneke Frese was working with Citibank in Amsterdam, London, New York und Zurich from 1972 till 1999. From 1999 until 2005 she was with Zurich Financial Services as Head Group Capabilities and then as member of management. In 2005 she founded FreseConsulting where she accompanies organisations, business schools and individual managers who want to rethink their entrepreneurial decisions for the future. Besides being consutant and coach, Hanneke is guest lecturer at multiple MBA and Master programs, senior associate of the Toscagroup, partner and director of the FutureWork Forum, consultant of ABP consulting, member of multiple international university advisory boards, coach of Fellows (World Economic Forum), graduate civil servant of the Swiss national academic foundation, and team member peer review of EQUIS with international business schools.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christ
After his promotion and habilitation at the TH Karlsruhe, Hubertus Christ was working with the Daimler Benz AG from 1970 to 1986 as the director of research. In 1987 he became member of the board of the ZF Friedrichshafen AG. From 1998 unti 2003 he was president of VDI, the Association of German Engineers and until 2007 he was director of multiple supervisory boards, administrative boards and advisory boards (ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Hilti AG, Vorwerk & Co, among others). He still is head of the German Federation of Technical and Scientific organisations (DVT) in Berlin, member of the supervisory board of the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, member of the board of the university of Karlsruhe and president of the board of the Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten.
Akin Soysal is co-founder of Jobzippers and he is involved in Jobzippers’ strategic development. Before founding Jobzippers, he received his business degree from the university in St. Gallen (Switzerland) and Queen's university (Canada). He gained practical experience with Nokia and Booz Allen Hamilton. Currently, he is strategy consultant with The Boston Consulting Group in Zurich. Furthermore he was Vice President of AIESEC in St. Gallen and was co-founder of the HSG Investmentbanking Days. He has entrepreneurial experience from an IT and Media Agency "KCOMP GmbH" in Baden-Baden (Germany).