Welcoming Our New Team Members: Mladen, Zsofi, Martin, Berni and Ionut!

As our team at Meister HQ continues to grow, we’re delighted to welcome five new team members on board across our marketing, development, finance and customer success teams. Here’s what Mladen, Zsofi, Martin, Berni and Ionut bring to our team:

welcoming our new team members

Mladen Jokanovic – MeisterTask Full Stack Developer

My Background

Upon finishing my bachelor studies in Computer Science in Belgrade, I relocated to Vienna where I completed an Innovation Curriculum at the Vienna University of Technology. During this time, over 7 years ago, I began working as a Java backend developer and shortly after switched to full stack development, where I find myself today. Before joining Meister in June 2018, I worked for various startups across a number of industries, including big data, media and esports.

My Role at MeisterLabs

This summer, I joined the MeisterTask frontend development team, where I contribute to feature development, fixing bugs and the general improvement of the common internal framework. Meanwhile, I’ve learned Ruby on Rails so that I can continue working as a full stack developer on the MeisterTask team.

About Me

In my free time, you can usually find me playing billiards or basketball. Autumn and Winter are always reserved for reading lots of books, as well as the odd marathon session playing NBA 2K or Pro Evolution Soccer.

Zsófia Ender – Search Engine Marketing

Zsofi MeisterLabs Search Engine Marketing

My background

I grew up in Hungary and received my master’s degree in International Economy and Business, with a specialism in Financial Analysis, from Corvinus University of Budapest. Before I moved to Vienna last year, I lived in Budapest for 8 years, studying and then working as a social media manager, and in Germany for 2 years, working as an online marketing manager. In Stuttgart and Karlsruhe, I deepened my knowledge of SEM, SEO and e-commerce.

I really enjoy working in online/performance marketing, as it’s a constantly changing and evolving area. I like writing texts, creating ads, as well as testing landing pages, new solutions and attribution models, and find it very interesting to see how all these things affect customer behavior. It permanently challenges my creative and analytical skills.

My Role at MeisterLabs

As a search engine marketing specialist, I mainly take care of the MindMeister-related search campaigns in Google and Bing, and besides that, I help with performance marketing campaigns (display, video, social), SEO and app store optimization.

About Me

In my free time, I like hanging out with friends, discovering Vienna and going to concerts or exhibitions together. As I have 3 sisters and 2 brothers, I like being surrounded by people. I also like traveling and doing yoga. In the last few years, I’ve started learning German and web design, and it seems like it was worth it. 🙂

Martin Babry – Head of Marketing

Martin Babry Head of Marketing MeisterLabs

My Background

Born and raised in Vienna, I chose to study business informatics at the Technical University. Upon graduation, I, like most fellow students, had no idea which job to apply for, so I opted for a graduate trainee program at a large Austrian corporation. There, I soon got into the marketing department and quickly figured out that I love what marketing is all about. Working in different roles across different departments there for some years, I used every spare minute to educate myself on marketing further, through books, events and various publications. I finally decided to take on a new challenge at a small Austrian tech company, where I was given the chance to lead the marketing team. After a little over two eventful years there, I found a new exciting opportunity to grow further at MeisterLabs and took it.

My Role at MeisterLabs

As the Head of Marketing, I will be looking to build on the excellent marketing work that the team has executed over the past few years, to grow our user base even further. The job goes from analyzing and interpreting a vast range of data, to developing our brand further, creating new materials for our customer success team and helping every member of the team grow. Working on such a diverse range of tasks for two innovative tools used by millions of professionals worldwide is, of course, an attractive challenge.

About Me

As a father of three kids, most of my evenings and weekends are filled with family and parenting activities. Should there be any energy and spare time left, I try to meet up with friends, read up on marketing or pursue my hobby career as a sports writer – since my teenage days, I’ve been a passionate fan of Iranian football and blog about the topic. On the (many) lower energy level evenings, I prefer a more passive approach, by watching a good movie, TV series or a good game of football, or by training my thumbs on the Xbox.

Bernadett Koncz – Finance Manager

Berni MeisterLabs Finance

My Background

I’m originally from Lake Balaton, Hungary, where my family still live, so I’m always keen to go back to visit. However, since university, I have lived in several different places. During my Finance and International Management degree in Budapest, I had the opportunity to participate in both short and long-term exchanges abroad. I studied in Portugal and Germany, and worked in Poland and the US, and also had the opportunity to participate in uni-exchanges in Asia. During my studies, I undertook internships with some great companies, like P&G and McKinsey.

As these amazing university years came to an end, I closed this period of my life with an incredible summer, during which I traveled to my dream-destinations and I’ve now decided to settle with my partner in Vienna. I feel very excited about both my new role as Finance Manager here at MeisterLabs and about making a new home in Vienna. I can’t wait for the new adventures that this chapter of my life will present. 🙂

My Role at MeisterLabs

As the Finance manager, I will be helping MeisterLabs’ Co-Founder Till Vollmer with everything finance-related: analyzing charts and numbers, building Excel spreadsheets, preparing monthly accounting reports, taking care of invoices, and so on.

About Me

For me, having a positive attitude is paramount. In my free time, I love traveling, exploring new places, learning about new cultures, as well as just chilling with my family or friends.

In the shorter term, I love reading, playing board games and doing sports like cycling, roller skating and walking around nice places – like Vienna!

Ionut Stoian – Customer Success Agent

My Background

Born in Bucharest, Romania, I began my career in a slightly different line of work, undertaking a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a master’s degree in Management of E.U. Funds. Soon after graduating, I moved to the city of Iași with my girlfriend, where I began my support agent career at 123-reg, which was later acquired by GoDaddy. At the end of 2017, I moved to Vienna, Austria, where I fell in love with the city and in July 2018, I joined the customer success team at MeisterLabs!

My Role at MeisterLabs

As a customer success agent at MeisterLabs, my job is to help customers with any issues they encounter regarding MindMeister and MeisterTask. Dealing with issues ranging from billing requests to exciting feature requests, my job is to do all I can to help our users get the most out of our products.

About Me

When the weather is nice, I like to go out cycling on the Donauinsel – a large island in the Viennese section of the Danube. It’s one of my favorite areas of Vienna and is also a great place to take my crazy dogo out, as she’s an enthusiastic runner. I also enjoy reading sci-fi books and playing online games with friends, as well as single-player games with great storylines.

We’re delighted to have Mladen, Szofi, Martin, Berni and Ionut on board!

There’s still space in our bustling offices in Vienna and the U.S. though. Check out our jobs page to find out the positions we’re hiring for.

If you don’t see an opening that fits, get in touch via [email protected] to let us know where you see yourself on our team!