OUR MISSION

Reinvent self-directed learning with artificial intelligence to create hyper-personalized learning journeys.

The Skillup.ai Team

Mission driven to deliver great learning experiences

Nikolaus Weil
FOUNDER & MD

Nikolaus is a serial entrepreneur/investor with over 25 years of experience building businesses in media, technology, and learning. Before starting Skillup.ai, he co-founded the Singularity University Germany franchise and Mindex GmbH, a corporate learning and digital transformation company.

Dr. Shashi Thandra
CPO

Shashi is a product leader who has worked in Fortune 50 Enterprises, scaleups and startups. He has led several new product launches and is committed to inclusive design, having built best-in-class accessibility applications. He holds a PhD in Literature & Culture and is an educator dedicated to building cultures of continuous learning and curiosity

Dr. Olaf Görlitz
CTO

Olaf is a machine learning and AI expert with a strong product and customer focus. Before joining Skillup.ai, he successfully implemented multiple machine learning solutions in SaaS, e-Commerce, content marketing and travel. He has a PhD in Computer Science.

Rozerin Şakar Çelik
Product Manager

Rozerin is a product manager with passion for natural Interfaces. She has led cross functional teams focused on chatbot products and developed customer first solutions in multiple international settings. She holds a degree in International Relations and a MBA.

Justin Schmitz
UX & Digital Designer

Justin is a UX Consultant & Digital Designer with experience ranging from enterprise software architecture to start-up concept development. Working on Design Systems & Foundations for Skillup.ai, he views design as a strategic concept that contributes to the product success.

Sulaiman Ghori
AI Engineer

Before joining Skillup.ai, Sulaiman worked as a Software Developer and AI Engineer for technology companies such as Onder, Cubic Corporation and Aslice. He has won multiple awards in Robotic competitions.

Ali Hesham
Business Analyst

Prior to joining Skillup.ai, Ali worked as an analyst for startups and multi-nationals. He has a passion for learning and teaching and led a CFA Ambassadors initiative to mentor university students with hands-on skills.

Julian Kantus
Head of Learning Strategy

Julian is a Senior L&D expert with long term hands on experience regarding digital learning, digital transformation and employee development in corporate environments consulting big players like Apple and Mercedes-Benz but also family owned companies like the BABOR BEAUTY GROUP.

Nico Rivera
Growth Manager

Nico is a marketer with over 5 years of experience growing Brands and Products in SaaS & E-commerce.

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