Our Chief Innovation Officer Malte passionately combines sophisticated research with the latest technology. As Product&Sales Interface he is responsible for our Partner Panels and Data Solutions. Most recently, he was Chief Digital Officer at GapFish GmbH and before that worked as a market researcher for agencies and institutes. He gives talks at (inter)national conferences and is a BVM speaker for “Digital Transformation of Market Research”. The graduate psychologist lives in Berlin with his wife and two children. When he’s not working, he’s out in nature with family and friends, doing sports, or relaxing by reading and playing chess.
In addition to People & Culture, Rahel also manages horizoom’s accounting departments from the company’s headquarters in Berlin. With over 20 years of experience in the media and online panel industry, she was already involved in the founding of Berlin-based GapFish GmbH, among others. The graduate foreign language correspondent and mother of two lives a culture of cohesion and caring, sees herself as a people & culture ambassador and says “In the end it’s simple, it’s all about the people!”. In her free time Rahel enjoys cooking with family & friends, spending time at the gym and dancing through the clubs of her city!
Eva is responsible for the intelligent linking and analysis of data at horizoom. After completing her studies in business mathematics and statistics, she joined the GapFish GmbH team in 2017, bringing with her a deep understanding of processes and panel data. With her enthusiasm for sustainable panel development and generating smart insights, she specifically supports the team in decision-making. Besides her love for statistics and details, Eva enjoys music and creativity in her free time, plays the flute in a band and loves crafting of all kinds.
Dogteam Cologne is characterized by the fact that it is larger than the human team. Labrador Poppy is the youngest of a whole home office pack, could home office be nicer?! But office days are Rita’s favorite days, she doesn’t miss any of them. Every colleague is duly greeted. During work, the poodle moves from place to place and regularly reminds everyone to loosen their hands, preferably behind Rita’s ears or on her belly.
Jonathan has been working in online market research since 2011, initially at respondi AG and most recently as VP Business Development&Sales at Berlin-based Gapfish GmbH, which was acquired by the Cint Group in 2021. At horizoom, he is responsible for Sales&Marketing, the Sample&Service product area and the Cologne site. A graduate in business administration and married father of two, he lives by the principle of “True Selling”, both internally and externally. In his private life, he is passionate about sports, Labrador retrievers and anything with an engine.
Gebhard is a Senior Software Engineer at horizoom. He has been working in market research for 10 years and most recently worked at Gapfish GmbH and Cint Group. As a true all-rounder when it comes to technology, he takes care of everything from Rails applications to Kubernetes clusters and our data engineering pipelines. He loves to spend his free time in the garden with his wife and two kids.
After his studies, Jonas worked in different companies and got a lot of experience in software engineering as well as more specifically in data engineering. He supports the team with his knowledge in architecture of distributed systems and agile working. When he is not programming on the computer, he likes to play video games after work. Apart from that in his free time, you will find him climbing high walls or mountain peaks.
For Mark, everything revolves around customer care, further development of customer relationships and the acquisition of new customers. The graduate economist has already been in the panel business since 2017 and was able to gain valuable industry experience with leading providers such as GapFish GmbH and the Cint Group. With enthusiasm and passion for customer contact and individual solutions, he is always looking forward to new challenges. Mark lives in Berlin with his partner and three children. In his free time, he enjoys going to the gym, hiking or even running a marathon.
Dog Crew Berlin
Panda represents the Berlin dog crew. She is one of the most experienced office dogs and knows how to get the attention of her colleagues. It is now widely known that office dogs increase productivity and reduce stress. To make workdays as pleasant as possible, Panda gets plenty of support from Havanese lady Millie, poodle girl Banja and our latest Berlin addition: Doris. The crew is especially easy to get excited about our company parties, most of all if they are happening in the office garden! #peoplefirst #dogssecond
Louisa is responsible for the project management of “Sample-Only” and “Sample+Services” projects at horizoom, i.e. projects that require questionnaire programming, for example. For this purpose, she was able to gain relevant experience over 7.5 years in a full-service institute, but also with other online field service providers such as respondi, GapFish and Cint. Her desire to work in market research became apparent even before graduation through various internships in this work environment. When she is not spending her free time with friends in Cologne, she enjoys discovering new cities around the world with her husband.
Anne is part of the Cologne team and has been working in the industry since 2018, most recently at GapFish GmbH. As Senior Sales Manager, she primarily looks after customers, but also makes it her mission to maintain the team spirit in Cologne and give new colleagues a fantastic start. After work, she enjoys hanging out with friends and is up for any kind of fun. You can also find her at the DIY store, in the park with dwarf poodle Rita and at her home on the Baltic Sea.
In his position as Senior Operations Manager, Martin acts as project manager and customer contact for all questions related to project implementation. An engineering graduate at the start, he became enthusiastic about online market research back in 2012 and has remained true to this field of activity to this day. Whenever he finds the time, he enjoys playing the piano or cycling along the Elbe.
Marta handles the project implementation of quantitative market research studies from A to Z. As a career changer in the industry, she is curious and open to new tasks and topics even after 10 years of professional experience, while her expertise lies in complex and innovative projects. She is a team player who enjoys taking on wide-ranging responsibilities in the field of operations. In her free time, she loves to take trips to Brandenburg and around the world with her husband and twins. She enjoys cooking international specialties for her friends, listening to the current top charts or doing hula-hoop.
Igor is a former-physicist-lab-worker-turned-software developer with over 7 years of experience of creating robust backend as well as mobile applications and part of the horizoom engineering team. In his free time he loves to travel the world with his wife and helps ones in need
Regula brings over 10 years of professional experience as CRM Manager DACH in a leading market research company. After working in sales&brand management in the textile industry, quality customer service has become her area of expertise. Regula lives and values a cross-departmental and solution-oriented approach and commitment, sustainable relationships are close to her heart. Swiss and mother of two teenagers, she has lived happily married in Berlin since 2007. She enjoys cooking with guests according to Jamie Oliver, keeping fit with Zumba, listening to Hip-Hop & Soul and exploring Berlin with friends by night & day.
Philipp loves to optimize business processes of any kind. He has been working in the industry since 2016 and has extensive experience as the former Head of Operations at GapFish GmbH. At horizoom, he primarily takes care of the continuous development of our external as well as internal products, always keeping the big picture in mind. In his private life, he likes to do something with friends, play video games or roam through nature with his camera. Occasionally, he even meets his wife and dog.
Thomas is the CTO responsible for Tech and Product. He has been involved in building and developing Online Panels for 8 years and most recently led several development teams at Cint Group. Thomas holds a Master in Computer Science from the Technical University of Berlin, is married and has a daughter and a dog. Besides distributed systems architecture, he is particularly interested in team building and team culture. In his free time he mostly hangs out at the climbing wall, sometimes with rope, sometimes without.