What is jovoto?

Founded in Berlin at the University of Arts in 2007, jovoto enables large brands and NGOs to brainstorm at scale and solve design and innovation challenges with more than 80 000 creative professionals globally. We call this process crowdstorming – discover how it works. jovoto has successfully organized more than 400 crowdstorms.

Our team

We are a passionate team based in Berlin, Germany and Silicon Valley, California. We focus on supporting our community of creatives, developing the platform, and helping our clients solve their innovation challenges.

Ulrike Schnell
Augustina Nkechi
Office Management
Marc Albel
Project Management
Judith Serrano
People Operations
Tugba Altun
Dhani Spiller
Project Management
Rohit Sharma
Project Management
Jana Francke
Project Management
Diana Jianu
Community Management
Maika Hahne-Wiley
Tim Aßmann
Jessica Snidersich
Community Management
Bastian Unterberg
CEO & Founder
Michael Paulus
Elizabeth von Loewen
Eduard Tihhonov
Anne Arndt
Nina Kusber
Christopher Peters
Business Development
Shir Levanon
Community Management
Helge Wenck
Ben Neumann
Finance & Organization
Timm Oberwelland
Board Member
Peter Espersen
Board Member
Tom Broderick
Board Member

Our key values

jovoto’s mission is to create a future of work that is flexible, open, collaborative, and nurturing for creative professionals, while guaranteeing a fair return. We are also committed to bringing the most exciting innovation and design challenges to our platform. Do you share our vision? Join our team!


We are team players with a collaborative mindset. We embrace collaboration as a core principle of work for the jovoto community as well.


We strive to achieve remarkable results – nothing less. As a team and creative community we empower each other to improve every day.


As a team we explore creative ways to solve complex problems. On our platform we celebrate original thought and all things remarkable.


The creative process on our platform is transparent, and as a team we are very open, meaning stop by and visit us anytime!


We love what we do and celebrate results together. Running crowdstorms is hard work!


We thrive to create meaning by bringing together creative professionals and major brands all over the world.

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Apply now and become part of our team