Who We Are

A group of talented individuals from around the globe, who love working together

Delivering Insight-Driven Decision Intelligence

We have a simple idea: get the right insights to the right person at the right time - automatically.

It's like the nervous system of your enterprise.

Building digital businesses, again and again

A team of serial founders

I met Patrice on a cold winter evening in the late -’90s. We were having an early company Christmas celebration. Patrice had just started his apprenticeship at Namics, our digital agency.

At a partner event at around the same time, I met Toni. He was working for Obtree, a content management company.

A couple of years later, we went on to found our next company, local.ch, which in turn became Switzerland’s largest web property. There we met Felix, who only joined us on the condition that together we would create another company after local.ch.

We did - two, in fact. The first was Memonic. In essence, we invented Evernote before Evernote was ever created - an online notebook. But in the consumer space, you simply have no chance against a better-funded American rival. Though we also got a piece of tech they didn’t have. Or has your notebook ever notified you with relevant updates on your topics of interest?

That was the moment we started to build Squirro, based on a simple insight: enterprise data is broken. 99% of all enterprise data generated is never used beyond its primary use.

It is like buying a new company car, driving the car from the dealer to the company garage and then throwing the key away. A bad investment. Yet this is how most companies deal with data today.

This is the problem Squirro addresses: turning this data into actionable insights.

On this journey we are joined by a team of fantastic colleagues. Shivani, Wiktor, Saurabh and Miguel have all been with us for more than five years.

Why do we stick around together for so long, especially in this fast-paced startup world? We’re simply fond of each other. And on top of that we are joined by another 40 talented colleagues from three continents.

How do we make that work? With a serious and fascinating challenge as our focus - to build the world’s first true insight engine - and a few commonly shared rules.

Dorian Selz,
Co-Founder and CEO of Squirro

What gives Squirro the best chance for success?

Our Values

Great things happen when great people team up. At Squirro, we have one common principle: you’ll do the right thing.
This, plus a few shared values, are all it needs.
When delivering our service, we care deeply about these values:


We earn the trust of our customers every day. We keep their data safe.


We’re passionate, continuously improve, innovate and do our best to draw insights from data.


We help our customers to get value from data. By growing their business, we grow ours.


Squirro Ground Rules

Rule 1

Customer first

Rule 2

Great people make a great team

Rule 3

 The solution is the team

Rule 4

 Getting things done

Rule 5

 Long term over short-terminus

Rule 6

And yet we count the time in months not years

Rule 7

We're optimistic & focus on the real issues

Rule 8

Creativity and communication are key

Rule 9

 Errors are ok, if...

Rule 10

Be nice

A lot of companies have these value statements, often build around terms like respect, integrity, communication, excellence. Enron did, so did Swissair... Many times, these values have little to do with the real values of the organization.

So we don’t care whether you know the value statement by heart or not. We strive to live by our values - every day.


Squirro’s Vision

Squirro provides the right insights at the right moment in the context of your workplace - automatically. We build the insights fabric for the enterprise and our solutions act like a Smart Assistant for the B2B environment.


Our Mission

We want to deliver insanely great returns on enterprise data. Squirro provides customers with the right information at the right moment at the right place - automatically. We do this by enabling our customers to turn unstructured data into relevant insights and practical actions. Thus Squirro is becoming a critical component of companies in their quest to get the right insights at the right time and act on them. We call this Augmented Intelligence, to point to the fact that we augment humans in doing their jobs better.

about us

Meet The Team

Dr. Dorian Selz

CEO & Co-founder

Toni Birrer

CIO & Co-founder

Patrice Neff

Chief Customer Officer & Co-founder

Dr. Bernd Schopp

Chief Commercial Officer

Saurabh Jain

Chief Technology Officer

Irina Bechmann

Chief Market Officer

Daren Sin

Solution Engineer

Conor Leddy

Senior Enterprise Account Executive US

Doris Holtzhausen

Sales Operations Manager

Ivano Salogni

Sales Director Central and Southern Europe

Lauren Hawker Zafer

Head of Training and Education

Shivani Visen

Head of Design

Hubert Shon

Solution Engineer

Aaron Pedersen

Intern Solution Engineer

Thomas Diggelmann

Machine Learning Engineer

Abdul Nawaz Bugti

Solutions Engineer

Vanessa Li

Key Account Executive

Tim Cuccio

Sales & Business Development Manager - North America

Rick Nijhout

Creative Content Director

Moritz Müller

General Manager Asia

Anupriya Chaturvedi

Marketing & BD Executive

Dionisie Bulgac

Partner Account Manager

Steven Grinberg

Sr Marketing Director

Wiktor Starczewski

Lead Frontend Engineer

Chiara Sannitz

Senior Solutions Engineer

Christian Hofer

Software Engineer

Thomas Möllers

Solution Engineer

Freddy Aung

Junior Solutions Engineer

Tzanetos Balitsaris

Software Engineer

Jan Ebner

Product Manager

Stjepan Grego

Frontend Engineer

Anastasiya Bardanos

Senior Software Engineer

Raghav Mantri

Junior Solutions Engineer

Luca Meneghini

Frontend Engineer

Cirinne Rechsteiner

Working Student Marketing & Business Development

Konstantin Hälg

Assistant to the Executive Board & Finance Associate

Oliver Cheung

Solutions Engineer

André Senra

Senior Frontend Engineer

Peter Brejza

Solutions Engineer

Gloria Fernandez

Head of Marketing EMEA & Asia

Filippo Broggini

Solutions Engineer
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