Board of Directors

Bea Knecht

Bea Knecht

Bea Knecht is co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Zattoo. Prior to co-founding Zattoo, Bea built banking, HR, and datacenter automation software for large banks, enterprise software providers and a Silicon Valley startup and served as associate partner at a strategy consulting firm. Bea holds a BA in Computer Science from the University of California (Berkeley) and an MBA degree from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland

Johannes Braun

Johannes Braun

Johannes Braun has been a member of the board of Zattoo since 2018. Educated at University of St. Gallen and Marietta College, he worked for Roland Berger, Geberit, Triumph, Porsche and Publicitas/NewBase where he was responsible for its international business.

Adrian Bult

Adrian Bult

Adrian Bult has been a member of the board of Zattoo since 2010. Since 2007 Adrian has been COO at Avaloq Evolution AG and has also been General Manager of Central & Eastern Europe there since 2011. In his early career, Adrian held various positions at IBM Switzerland. After that he was an IT director for Telecom PTT and CIO Swisscom, CEO Swisscom Fixnet and member of the executive board at Swisscom AG and CEO Swisscom Mobile. Adrian is also a member of the board of Avaloq Evolution AG, Swissgrid AG, Switzerland, Swissquote, Switzerland and Versatel Holding, Germany. Adrian holds a MBA in Economics and Marketing from the University of St. Gallen.

Dr. Markus Dennler

Dr. Markus Dennler

Doctor Markus Dennler has been a member of the board of Zattoo since 2009. Markus is a member of the board of Swissquote Holding AG, president of Allianz Suisse as well as a councillor on the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce. After working in a law office, Markus moved on to what is now the Credit Suisse Group and became a member of the executive board of Credit Suisse Financial Services in 2000. At the beginning of 2005 Markus went independent as a lawyer in Zurich. Markus holds a doctorate in law from the University of Zurich and he was admitted to the Bar of Zurich. He also attended the International Bankers School in New York and the Harvard Business School in Boston.

Samuel Hügli

Samuel Hügli

Samuel Hügli joined the Zattoo board in 2017. As an educated typographer he graduated in different management courses at different universities and colleges. He is a member of the management board at Tamedia as CTO of the company and also Head of the Ventures department, which includes companies such as localsearch, Doodle, Zattoo, Starticket, Olmero and others. Between 2000 and 2011 Samuel Hügli held different positions within Ringier, among other things as Group CIO and later as CFO. From 2012 he worked as an independent management consultant for companies in Switzerland and South Africa.