We believe in shaping
the future, together
At meepl, we develop technologies that create accurate 3D virtual bodies & clothing models on our meepl Platform. We use a technology-first approach to apply the latest insights in the fields of computer vision, AI and data science to deliver solutions for the apparel industry. This is all made possible by our team of experts in their field. Using meepl, customers can own and operate their virtual body to shop in a more interactive,
efficient, informative, and connected way. Our corporate apparel clients are then able to use meepl and the data generated by it for further services such as Size Recommendation, our Virtual Dressing Room or Made to Measure. This empowers them to enhance their processes, offer more services to generate business and reduce the cycle of waste in the industry.
CEO & Founder
Ferdinand came up with the idea for meepl when discussing with people in the garment manufacturing industry in early 2015. Executing it and forming partnerships around it came naturally. He’s previously worked as the Head of Finance of a Swiss company offering tailor made clothing online. Ferdinand holds an MSc. in Engineering from ETH Zurich.
Having spent 10 years in mobile & web development with a focus on 3D graphics and geometry processing, he declined various offers from the big usual suspects and joined meepl’s journey early on. Stefan highlights an area of expertise in computer graphics & vision with an emphasis on 3D geometry processing, reconstruction, simulation and display in web or AR. Stefan holds an MSc. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich.
Yvonne leads Sales and Marketing at meepl. She has over 15 years of management experience within the fashion industry, including leadership positions at Hugo Boss and in the executive board of Jelmoli. She has broad eCommerce experience and knows the apparel industry inside out. Yvonne graduated from LDT, Academy of Fashion Business Management & Marketing in Germany and holds a CAS in Digital Innovation and Business Transformation.
CFO & COO
Malte spent the past 5 years in top management consulting and data science, most recently pushing the envelope on the digitalization and analytics agendas of several large financial international institutions, partly as manager ad interim. Holding a PhD from ETH Zurich where he worked on image acquisition and processing with ML methods, he fit right in at meepl.
At meepl we don’t just create products, we strive to revolutionize the fashion industry. We understand that it is ideas and expertise of the dedicated and creative people at meepl who build these amazing technologies that make this possible. We value our team being a straightforward, decent people that learn to act and grow together. The connections we have with each other allow for a culture of honesty and openness that helps deliver quality products.
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Nicholas is an expert at Computer Graphics, wrapped up his Master’s thesis at Disney Research 5 years ago and has held related software engineering positions since. He’s a very structured leader, inspiring his team to follow their roadmap in a truly agile way, together with co-lead Daniel.
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Daniel looks back on more than a decade of mostly freelance IT work, working on infrastructure and mobile apps in varying team sizes and compositions. He’s seen it all, which helps him structure the team’s work with Nicholas and to quickly deliver where quick delivery is of essence.
Team lead R&D
Heechang has worked on topics such as bioinformatics, drug discovery, and face recognition as a research scientist over the past decade. He combines this with experience in platform building and has been instrumental at bringing meepl’s AI solutions to scale. Heechang holds a PhD in Maths/Computer Science from University Rene Descartes and graduated with an MSc. in Maths from UCLA.
Team lead virtualization
Minh is an accomplished machine learning and 3D expert. His PhD dissertation (EPF Lausanne) dealt with the automatic generation of 3D content at a large scale, and he can build directly on that at meepl which he joined after stints at Google where he worked as an intern.
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Sales & Marketing
René worked at Zurich based VC fund Investiere before joining meepl. Holding an MSc. from ETH in Management, Technologies and Economics, he is instrumental in communicating our technologies to clients, managing key accounts and meepl’s marketing activities.
Marko is an expert in anything infrastructure and security with more than 20 years of experience in that field as a software engineer and system operator. Given the sensitivity of the data we work with, we are very happy to have him. Marko holds a BSc in Aerospace Engineering from Alma Mater Studiorum (University of Bologna - Italy).
Pamela has more than 10 years of experience working on a wide spectrum of tasks, which she also does at meepl. She holds a BSc in Architecture and a CAS in Administration, degrees from UNFV and ESAN Business School of Lima, Peru.
Fabian looks back on several years of industry experience and BSc. studies in Computer Science at ETH Zurich, which he completed during his first stint at meepl, joining full time once graduated.
Sandro specializes in computer graphics and machine learning. Prior to joining meepl, he worked at Zühlke, an international company offering innovation services and stayed on at ETH to pursue scientific projects for a while after graduating from there with an MSc. in Computer Science.
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Wannes has more than 10 years of experience in teaching and software engineering. He holds a BSc. in Computer Science from Karel de Grote College in Antwerp.
Christian focused on complexity science prior to joining meepl. He holds a PhD from ETH Zurich in Computer Science.
Amrollah is a savvy builder of all sorts of tools, crawling the web, modeling topographic maps and labeling data. He knows his way around physics engines and their future replacements. He holds an MSc. from ETH Zurich in Computer Science.
Marianne is the artist in chief at meepl, holding a degree in Product and Industrial Design from Zurich’s School of Arts (ZhdK). She has worked in various positions in and around the fashion industry, gaining experience in 3D programs and beyond.
Tobias is an expert in machine learning with a passion to write state of the art software. He has a master degree from ETH Zurich in Computer Science and loves reading new research papers.
Louisa completed her undergraduate studies in natural sciences at University of Cambridge and holds a masters degree in biology at University of Zurich. Before becoming part of our Size Recommendation team, Louisa has worked on bioinformatics/epidemiology projects and gained in extensive experience in data analysis and programming.
Jason joined meepl after 17 years of sales and management with a global leader in tax software. His expertise spans from technical support and relationship selling to third party partnerships and agile project management. Jason has his BSc in Business Administration with an accounting degree from Central Michigan University.
Prior to joining meepl Julia worked as a consultant with a focus on iOS and web development and gained valuable experience from a variety of projects and industries. Julia holds a MSE in Software Engineering as well as a MSc in Interaction Design from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.
Livio holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from ETH Zurich. Currently he is completing his Master's degree in Visual Computing at ETH while working part-time in the Research Team at Meepl focussing on Computer Vision and Machine Learning.
Team at EPFL
Computer Vision Lab
Prof. Dr. Pascal Fua
Dr. Mathieu Salzmann, Senior Researcher
Dr. Erhan Gündogdu, Postdoctoral Researcher
Victor Constantin, Research Scientist