kooaba was founded in 2006 by Herbert Bay, Till Quack and Prof. Luc Van Gool. From 2006 until mid-2012 Herbert was CEO, and Till CTO. In July 2012 our sister company Shortcut Media was founded with Herbert as its CEO. Till took over as CEO of kooaba at that point.


Dr. Till Quack
Co-Founder & CEO
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Dr. Tobias Jaeggli

Peter Cech
Vision Engineer
Michael Emmersberger
Vision Engineer

Roman Frigg
Vision/ML Engineer
Dr. Daniel Kuettel
Vision/ML Engineer

Cristi Prodan
Software Engineer
Dr. Marco Rucci
Cloud Engineer

Rey Verboonen
Sales Engineer / Analyst
David Wisti
Software Engineer

Research Team

Lukas Bossard
Vision Researcher
Matthias Dantone
Vision Researcher

Danfeng Qin
Vision Researcher


We are located in the heart of Zurich, Switzerland.

Address: Förrlibuckstrasse 178, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of Till Quack, and the following members:

Alain D. Bandle
CEO of Publicitas

Dr. Herbert Bay
Co-founder kooaba
CEO Shortcut Media

Ernst Bruder
Founder of COMIT

José Cortes
Director of the board of Maxwell, USA

Dr. Matthias Huber, CFA
Managing Partner Verium.

Advisory Board

In addition to our board, we can count on a strong team of advisors, with significant experience in technology and business.

Prof. Dr. Luc Van Gool
Computer Vision Lab at ETH Zurich

Prof. Dr. Bastian Leibe
Assistant professor at RWTH Aachen University