About us

Our team of 17 technology experts from 5 countries is based in our offices in Zürich and Zagreb. Every day, we pursue our vision to make digitization hassle-free, highly effective and fun.

 

 

Meet the Maxies

Our team is a crazy bunch of visionary people with a passion for learning technology.

Alex Blattmann

Alex Blattmann

CEO | Co-Founder
Frank Lyner

Frank Lyner

CIO | Co-Founder
Gina Schlatter

Gina Schlatter

Senior Strategy and Product Manager
Lisamarie Luttmann

Lisamarie Luttmann

Business Development Manager
Paul Haller

Paul Haller

IT Operations & Implementation Specialist
Vanessa Dieminger

Vanessa Dieminger

Customer Success and Operations Manager
Ruben Neuroth

Ruben Neuroth

Business Development Manager
Mathieu Delphin

Mathieu Delphin

Full Stack Software Engineer

Board & Advisors

Our venture is backed by an experienced board along with advisors who have been supporting us from the beginning.

Christian Paredes

Christian Paredes

Co-Founder
Basil Hangarter

Basil Hangarter

Co-Founder
Stefan Fraude

Stefan Fraude

Co-Founder
Teddy Amberg

Teddy Amberg

Board Member

Our core values

We are open and trustworthy

We are passionate about what we do

We put our customers first

We strive for impact

We drive disruption and innovation

We always aim for the next big leap

Memberships

Open ecosystems will fundamentally shape the future of EdTech. Accordingly, it's vital for all players and customers to leverage the full innovation potential of the industry to be competitive in the long run. We closely work with universities, EdTech accelerators and colliders as well as local start-up ecosystems to constantly drive product innovation.

Swiss EdTech Collider

Swiss EdTech Collider

The Swiss EdTech Collider is Switzerland’s first collaborative space dedicated to ambitious entrepreneurs transforming education and learning through technology. Located in the EPFL Innovation Park just a few steps away from EPFL’s Center for Digital Education, the collider provides a modern coworking space to its members ranging from early-stage to established startups. Unlike a classical startup incubator or accelerator program, it offers ongoing support and access to edtech experts, industry leaders and investors.

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HSG Spin-Off

HSG Spin-Off

The University of St.Gallen issues the Spin-Off label to companies based on a set of key criteria. Innovation, entrepreneurial responsibility, sense making, startup maturity, and a vital importance of the HSG affiliation are required to obtain the label.

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YES!Delft

YES!Delft

YES!DELFT is the leading tech incubator in Europe with 9 focus areas. It enables tech startups in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, BioTech, CleanTech, MedTech, EdTech, Aviation, Robotics and Complex Technology. In these fields it provides startups with 360 degree support: custom startup programs, full-lifecycle services such as recruitment and funding, access to market and capital, and a community of experts, corporate partners and mentors.

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Our Story

Our Story

It all began in 2014, when our founders Christian, Basil and Stefan introduced the first iPads for continuing education programs at the University of St. Gallen. In 2016, MaxBrain was founded to intuitively digitize continuing education offerings. Since 2019, the new product MaxBrain Classroom has been the technological flagship used by many corporate and educational customers in Europe. In the near future, MaxBrain Classroom will digitize international education and training. The guarantors for this success story are our wonderful customers: Visionary and always ready for a challenge.