Following his sales training in Germany’s premier department store KaDeWe, Johannes spent 6 years learning about winemaking and retailing in the US. He has worked in the vineyards of the Sierra Foothills, at John Walker & Company in San Francisco and in America’s oldest wine shop, Acker, Merrall and Condit in New York City. He holds an MBA from Yale University. Since 2004 Johannes has been living as an entrepreneur in Berlin.
Timothée Bardet has been a serial entrepreneur in technology and digital for 12 years. Passionate about wine and having fallen into it as a child, he founded and managed Wiine.me, an international wine startup. He currently leads Z Digital Agency, a collective of business leaders in charge of growing businesses on the internet from A to Z. He has a master’s degree in Business and Market Finance, and has also worked in image technology, cybersecurity and web marketing.
After a first entrepreneurial experience in China as the founder of Driink.me, Alexandre Weber came back to Switzerland to serve as the Chief Marketing Officer at Wiine.me SA and later joined the Seedstars Group as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Fast forwarding a few years, he became CMO at Seedstars, focusing his efforts on creating ideas, programs, platforms and products for all the Seedstars’ ventures. Prior to that, when living between Buenos Aires and Shanghai, he co-founded La Toile Rouge, a collaborative platform about the Internet in China that aimed at providing its readers with information about the Chinese web, as well as sharing analysis and statistics about China’s digital market. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in 2010.