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catswoppr team

Innovative spirit with passion for service

Meet our team of dedicated cat lovers who embody the vision of giving back to cats. Our Dutch-Indonesian founder characterizes CatSwoppr's innovative spirit with passion for service. We work and have worked with team members from Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Gabon, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Morocco, Nigeria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States of America. Enjoy the cat help we provide you with CatSwoppr.

team philosophy

Working for CatSwoppr means working for cats and cat people. Giving back to feline companions and feline lovers is our way of adding value to this planet. In the same way, we strive to provide our team members a lot of soft value. Having a track record of achieved goals is often a must-have for further growth in startups and scale-ups. Starters fresh from a university may not always get the chance or be able to show what they have in store. At CatSwoppr we mentor young culturally diverse starting professionals with various and different skillsets. We give them that unique chance to build this track record of measurable output.

 

Our team members have the freedom to move around the building blocks of the cat-centered services we aim to develop. They can choose which of their skills they like to sharpen, whether it is on designing and executing a Go-To-Community strategy, defining revenue models on the business development side, or fiddling with tech on the back-end to get databases straight and running smoothly.

Team members

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Founder & CEO
 

Amsterdam-based former artist and PhD turned entrepreneur with Javanese roots. He is our Cat Executive Officer (CEO). His mission: providing help to all furr balls and their friends and owners - or 'staff' in prefurred cat-language. 200% and 24/7 committed to CatSwoppr, always on the buttons for cats!

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Roman

CTO

Our main man in Notion, Figma and TestFlight, Russian speaking from Ukraine living already quite some years in Switzerland. Former CTO in an eHealth scale-up, now leading the Tech Dev of our CatScanR app as seasoned CTO and Senior Software Developer. Father of two children and cat pawrent to some happy cats in Zürich, he is our silent power behind the screens working on our MVP.

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Magnus

Web Keeper

Basel-based Swedish parent of three lovely furr balls. Magnus is our Web Keeper until we fly out to another platform.

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Blog Editor

Flavia is currently pursuing her master’s degree in English Literary Studies in Groningen. She is 22 and comes from Galați, Romania. Given her degree, it is unsurprising that Flavia loves books and writing. In her free time, Flavia attends art and ballet classes. Above all, Flavia loves cats as proven by the million cat accounts she follows on Instagram. Thus, when Flavia joined CatSwoppr as a member of the Content Creation team she was ecstatic to be able to generate content that helps cats. Disciplined and thorough, Flavia is also in charge of editing. In the future, Flavia hopes to become a writer or work in academia. She wishes to adopt two cats once she moves into a larger flat. 

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Ömür

Graphic Designer

She's not from Kayseri nor Ankara or Instanbul, but from Eskişehir. Her weapon of choice, the drawing pen. Ömür has the great ability to visually manifest her dreams with ink onto paper.  She is a profound artist and designer with a big heart for all animals, especially cats. 

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Carla

Content Creator

Carla, a 23-year-old from Valencia, Spain, is currently pursuing her master's degree in strategic leadership in communication. With a passion for exploring new cities, embracing diverse cultures, and cherishing art in all its forms, Carla's zest for life shines through in all she does.

Driven by a deep love for cats and a belief in CatSwoppr's mission, Carla joined our team to give back to the remarkable creatures that bring so much joy to our lives. Her role centres around creating captivating Instagram content and sharing her creativity and enthusiasm with our community. When she's not immersed in the world of social media, Carla finds solace in spending quality time with her friends, creating lasting memories along the way.

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Aura

Community Coordinator

Aura is full of creative ideas, can work with video editing applications and always wants to learn more due to her schooling in Indonesian and Dutch culture. Her Persian cats Miu and Mochi live in Depok together with Michael the British Shorthair.

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Content Creator

Anne, a 19-year-old from Sri Lanka, raised in Bahrain, is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in digital marketing at RMIT University Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City. She loves music, playing the guitar, and enjoys writing her music. Anne is an avid traveller. Hence she is always eager to explore new cultures and cuisines.

While she doesn't have cats currently, Anne plans to adopt one in the future. She believes her spirit animal is a cat because she feels a strong, deep bond with these creatures

Anne recently discovered a passion for writing and joined CatSwoppr to improve her content creation skills. She sees this remote position as an ideal opportunity to learn and contribute to a global team with diverse team members. She is, therefore, excited to bring her skills to the team and grow alongside CatSwoppr.

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Eric

Content Creator

Eric, an 18-year-old from Lagos, Nigeria, is a Computer Engineering and Copywriting Freelancer.  Outside of work, Eric has a passion for chess and basketball, but his heart truly belongs to classical music. His favourite composers are Mozart and Beethoven, and he has a special affinity for Bach. Eric himself plays instruments. He can play a bit of the violin, clarinet and saxophone.

Although he doesn't have cats right now, Eric looks forward to the day he can welcome one into his life. He admires cats for their ability to offer comfort to their owners and their affection. Eric recently started his journey in writing for CatSwoppr as a way to give back to nature. This is his first foray into the world of cat stories, and he's excited about the opportunity to impact people's lives through his writing.

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Dio

 Content Creator / HR

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past members

2022 Saad, Catarina, Markisia, Panayiotis, Kateryna, Peter, Almustapha, Vladislava, Veronika, Ilinca, Olga, Naufal, Sherline, Ayijiang, Sofia

 

2023 Qian, Vera, Alparslan, Gyath, Napat, Stefene, Tebogo, Ivan, Andreea, Linlin, Shrey, Asmita, Maya, Anastasia, Revel, Samer, Manal, Ishrath, Suki Samara

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past contributors

2021 Nienke, Inge, Nannette, Sarah, Rudie 

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