Squirro Team

We are a group of motivated professionals with strong background in Enterprise search software development. In fact, we  have founded, developed and helped creating the leader application for local search in Switzerland: local.ch

We’re a a team with a “go n’ get them” attitude with a passionate approach towards our day-to-day work and the customers we serve.

Working out of Zurich, London, Barcelona and New York, we are growing internationally and committed to assist our customers with constant communication and transparency.

Management Team

Dorian Selz

Co-Founder, CEO

Before Squirro, he co-founded the Swiss search platform local.ch and was its CEO until December 2008. He was a partner & COO at Namics, Switzerland’s largest E-Business consultancy.

Felix Hürlimann

Co-Founder, VP of Engineering

He came to Squirro from local.ch where he was engineering director. He has a degree in Physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and is specialized in information retrieval.

Patrice Neff


Before Squirro he led the frontend team of local.ch. He did an apprenticeship at Namics and founded Arroba.

Toni Birrer

Co- Founder, CTO

Before Squirro he was running the infrastructure behind local.ch and before that he was working at Obtree Technologies Inc, one of the leading WCMS providers back in the old days.

Tania Thiebach

Chief Financial Officer

Tania has  20 years experience in multi-GAAP, cross-border finance, tax, accounting, regulatory and compliance matters for various jurisdictions. She is responsible for the Finance and Administration at Squirro.