Head of Marketing & Partner Relations
Mattia Piccoli holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and a Master in Accounting & Finance from the University of St.Gallen. He wrote his master's thesis on the business model changes in early-stage high-tech start-ups in Switzerland and is very excited for any issues related to youth entrepreneurship. Mattia was already active as a student in marketing and business planning at STARTUPS.CH. After he completed his studies, he led in February 2016 for the time being the project STARTUPS.IT in Milan and then the area of digital marketing STARTUPS.CH.
Initially qualified as an Administrative Worker in the luxury hospitality industry, in 2006 Patrizia Maurer switched to corporate marketing in measurement engineering and process automation. Afterwards, she completed a part-time programme to obtain a Swiss-recognised Management Assistant Certificate at the Management School in Basel, and in 2014 switched to the renewable energy sector, where she worked as an Executive Assistant in business development. From December 2017 on, Since December 2017 she is part of the marketing and human ressources team at STARTUPS.CH and is responsible for our co-partners and external trustees.
After her professional maturity, Deborah Schenk worked a few years as a commercial employee in the tourism sector. In 2011, she graduated as a Federal Certified Marketing Specialist and gained professional experience in this field by working for a marketing and communications agency. Since April 2014, she is part of the marketing team at STARTUPS.CH.
Marketing Consultant Western Switzerland
Arnaud Emonet has been working since July 2016 for STARTUPS.CH in Winterthur. He started as Digital Marketing Assistant and holds now the position of Marketing Consultant for Western Switzerland. He also studies Business Administration and Marketing at the University of St.Gallen. Through the creation of his own company Arnaud acquired some professional experience in the fields of entrepreneurship, marketing and real estate. Arnaud speaks French, German and English.