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ABOUT

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.

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Ferdinand Metzler

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.

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Stefan Messmer

CTO

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.

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Malte Alf

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.

OUR TEAM


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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René Stampfl

VP EMEA

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.

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Marko Kauzlaric

Tech ops

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).

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Pamela Herrera

Data Ops

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.

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Fabian Schneider

Platform

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.

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Sandro Huber

Platform

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 Coolen

Platform

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.

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Christian Schulz

3D Virtual Dressing Room

Christian focused on complexity science prior to joining meepl. He holds a PhD from ETH Zurich in Computer Science.

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Amrollah Seifoddini

Virtualization

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.

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Marianne Schoch

Virtualization

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.

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Tobias Schlüter

Size Recommendation

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.

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Louisa Carlisle

Size Recommendation

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.

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Jason Tooker

VP Americas

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.

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Julia Friberg

Platform

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.

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Livio Steiner

Virtualization

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.

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Karol Jurasinski

Research

Karol is focused on machine learning and engineering the right solutions. Before joining meepl, he worked at various startups while finishing his MSc in Computer Science from TU Delft.

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Andreas Emch

3D Virtual Dressing Room

After finishing his MSc in Computer Science (Visual Computing) at ETH, Andreas joined meepl to apply his knowledge in 3D geometry processing and machine learning. Before and along with his studies, he gained valuable work experience as a software engineer and web developer.

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Flavia Lombardo

Business Development & Marketing Specialist

Flavia, holds an MSc in Digital Marketing & Management from Cardiff Metropolitan University in Wales where she focused her attention on digital strategies and how they are key drivers for start-up success.

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James Audretsch

Platform

James is interested in the intersection of AI and software engineering. Prior to joining meepl, he worked on his own startups and interned at the Bytedance AI research lab in Beijing, China. He holds an MSc. in computer science from KAUST in Saudi Arabia.

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Nicolas Huart

3D Virtual Dressing Room

Nicolas holds a MSc from ETH Zurich in Computer Science with focus in Visual Computing. After completing his Master Thesis on the generation of 3D human models from RGB-D videos, he has now joined meepl with the idea of enlarging his knowledge in the field of 3D geometry processing and in creating virtual 3D human bodies.

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Koen Vernooij

Research

Koen holds bachelor degrees in Physics, and in Mathematics. At ETH Zurich, he obtained a master degree in Applied Mathematics with a focus in deep learning. During his master thesis he spent 7 months working on neural architecture search at Google Brain. After another internship, he joined the research team as a software engineer.

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Timon Künzle

Platform

Timon is a well-rounded full-stack software engineer with extensive experience in web development and a strong algorithmic background. He studied electrical engineering at ETH with a focus in signal processing and machine learning.

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Team at EPFL

Computer Vision Lab

Prof. Dr. Pascal Fua

Dr. Mathieu Salzmann, Senior Researcher

Dr. Parashar Shaifali

Victor Constantin, Research Scientist