• Founders & Global Team

  • Delia Fischer

    Delia Fischer

    Founder &
    Style Director

    Munich


    Before founding Westwing, Delia worked at ELLE Magazine / ELLE Decoration / Burda Media as Editor for Home & Living, Lifestyle and Beauty

  • Stefan Smalla

    Stefan Smalla

    Founder & CEO

    Munich/Berlin


    Before founding Westwing, Stefan worked at Bain & Co. as a Senior Manager. In the early days of e-commerce he was a CTO and VP E-Commerce at dooyoo, and he founded a social network

  • Andrew Nutter

    Andrew Nutter

    Co-CEO

    Munich


    Before joining Westwing, Andrew worked at Balderton Capital to invest and support high-growth tech companies, and was COO of Inter-Resolve, one of the portfolio companies. Prior to that, he worked at McKinsey & Company and Stanford University

  • Florian Drabeck

    Florian Drabeck

    CFO

    Munich


    Before joining Westwing, Florian worked at Bain & Co focused on M&A, Private Equity and restructuring as well as in the hedge fund industry. Florian has 2 PhD degrees (Finance, Mathematics) and is CFA charterholder.

  • Georg Biersack

    Georg Biersack

    Founder & CTO

    Munich


    Before founding Westwing, Georg was CTO at mysportbrands, projekt CTO at Zalando, CTO at mytheresa and worked as a consultant and software developer

  • Valentin Schellhaas

    Valentin Schellhaas

    CMO

    Munich


    Before joining Westwing, Valentin worked as a Manager for Bain & Co in the Silicon Valley and in Germany with a focus on Tech and Private Equity. He holds a PhD and master in psychology.

  • Michael Stolle

    Michael Stolle

    CSO

    Munich


    Before joining Westwing, Michael was Vice President Change & Integration at Johnson Controls, the global leader in automotive seating. Prior to that, he worked at McKinsey & Company as Associate Principal.

  • Godecke Wessel

    Godecke Wessel

    COO

    Berlin


    Before joining Westwing, Godecke was COO of FALKE, a leading producer of socks and fine hosiery. Prior that he worked as a consultant at Booz & Company and IBM Business Consulting. He also founded a small service company.

  • Matthias Siepe

    Matthias Siepe

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Munich


    Before founding Westwing, Matthias worked at Bain & Co. as a project manager, focused on buying, strategy, growth in sales and sales controlling

  • Erik Podzuweit

    Erik Podzuweit

    Managing Director

    Munich


    Before joining Westwing, Erik worked at Goldman Sachs as an Executive Director and Vice President in the Sales and Trading Division. Before Goldman, he graduated in finance at University of Kiel and at University of Warwick and worked for a consulting company in Silicon Valley and as a tutor for statistics.

  • Tim Schäfer

    Tim Schäfer

    Founder &
    Customer Director

    Munich


    Before founding Westwing, Tim was MD at Elementum, Head of E-Commerce & Product Head at dooyoo, and Consultant at Nessbach Marketing Agency

  • Michael Rademacher

    Michael Rademacher

    Global Head of HR & Org

    Munich


    Before joining Westwing, Michael worked at McKinsey & Company as project manager primarily supporting consumer and media clients in M&A, Organization and HR. Prior to that he worked as consultant for Bertelsmann.

  • Brazil

  • Antony Martins

    Antony Martins

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    São Paulo


    Before founding Westwing Brazil, Antony founded and worked for more than 6 years at the biggest internet agency in Brazil. He was the executive VP at TV1 and partner at one of the first web development companies in Brazil

  • Andres Mutschler

    Andres Mutschler

    Managing Director

    São Paulo


    Before joining Westwing, Andres worked as an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and founded a daily deals website in Latin America. Prior to that, he worked in consulting and M&A at A.T. Kearney, Crescendo Partners and Allianz Capital Partners. He holds an industrial engineering degree from USP, Brazil and an MBA degree from INSEAD, France.

  • Eduardo Oliveira

    Eduardo Oliveira

    Co-Founder & Operations Director

    São Paulo


    Before joining Westwing, Eduardo built his career working for 9 years at Procter&Gamble in different Product Supply areas. He holds a Civil Engineering degree and a master’s degree in Business Administration from FIA-Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil).

  • Alexandra Tobler

    Alexandra Tobler

    Style Director

    São Paulo


    Alexandra is an architect and a product designer with a vast international experience. She worked as a product designer in the biggest Design Studio in Brazil (India da Costa) and also as interior designer at Esther Giobbi

  • France

  • Julie Walbaum

    Julie Walbaum

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Paris


    Before joining Westwing, Julie worked for 6 years at McKinsey & Company France/UK, focusing on online and offline retail. Julie also spent 2 years developing start-ups. Julie holds a master’s degree in business administration from ESSEC Business School, France and an MBA degree from INSEAD, France/Singapore

  • Edouard Nattée

    Edouard Nattée

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Paris


    Before joining Westwing, Edouard worked at Bain & Company in France for 4 years where he was focusing on retail and private equity. Edouard worked also at Amazon to develop the Apparel Business in France. Edouard holds a master’s degree in business administration from HEC Business School, France

  • Elise Simian

    Elise Simian

    Style Director

    Paris


    Before joining Westwing, Elise worked for an online furniture retailer. She also worked in product development and assortment strategy in the fashion industry. Elise has studied law and holds a master's degree in management from The French Fashion Institute.

  • Italy

  • Diego Palano

    Diego Palano

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Milan


    Before founding Westwing in Italy under the brand name Dalani, Diego was a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. Before BCG, he graduated in Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and worked as process engineer for consumer and industrial goods companies

  • Mattia Riva

    Mattia Riva

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Milan


    Before founding Westwing in Italy under the brand name Dalani, Mattia was a consultant at Bain & Company. Before Bain, he graduated in finance and worked for the Italian Private Equity and Venture Capital association

  • Margot Zanni

    Margot Zanni

    Style Director

    Milan


    Before Westwing (in Italy running with Dalani brand name), Margot worked for 5 years as a TV journalist for Class CNBC. She curated TV shows on home & living, fashion, design, architecture and style

  • Karim El Saket

    Karim El Saket

    Founder & COO Italy

    Milan


    Before joining Westwing (in Italy running with the Dalani brand name), Karim has co-founded a media publishing house distributed by the Mondadori group and founded a logistics company servicing the top Italian media companies

  • Netherlands

  • Tom Peeters

    Tom Peeters

    Founder & Managing Director

    Munich


    Before joining Westwing, Tom worked for Lehman Brothers and Nomura, advising on M&A execution and restructuring in the consumer, retail and media space. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from VU University Amsterdam

  • Poland

  • Tomasz Kasperski

    Tomasz Kasperski

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Warsaw


    Before founding Westwing Poland, Tomasz worked for two years as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he led projects in the field of new technologies and telecommunications. He was a founder of a business angels’ start-up e-commerce project. He is a licensed stockbroker. Graduated from Warsaw School of Economics

  • Przemysław Kowalewski

    Przemysław Kowalewski

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Warsaw


    Before founding Westwing Poland, Przemysław worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, leading international projects. Graduated from Warsaw School of Economics and holds a post-graduate degree in Psychology of Market Behavior from University of Warsaw and a MBA degree from Kellogg School of Management in the United States

  • Russia

  • Manuela Stoll

    Manuela Stoll

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Moscow


    Before founding Westwing Russia, Manuela was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company and founded an e-commerce company in Germany. She holds a doctoral degree from the European Business School

  • Gregory Gorelik

    Gregory Gorelik

    Managing Director

    Moscow


    Before joining Westwing, Gregory founded and operated several companies in the online affiliate space. He founded an import/export business, trading consumer products. He holds a master’s degree in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics and studied advanced Russian at Moscow State University

  • Michael van Kempen

    Michael van Kempen

    Managing Director

    Moscow


    Before joining Westwing Russia, Michael studied computer science and economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He worked in both offline and online retail ever since and decided to become entrepreneur on the Russian e-commerce market in 2011. He led a cooperation with Ozon holding and co-founded an e-commerce service providing company.

  • Irina Kuznetsova

    Irina Kuznetsova

    Style Director

    Moscow


    Irina worked for several years as editor-in-chief of Style TV in Moscow before joining Westwing in Russia. She has a background in art history and gained experience working as stylist and editor for various interior design magazines.

  • Spain

  • Santiago Fisas

    Santiago Fisas

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Barcelona


    Before founding Westwing Spain, Santi worked at Reig Capital Group as Investment Director, managing investments in the hotel and fashion industry and successfully opened several businesses. Santiago holds a master´s degree in business administration from ESADE, Spain and the University of British Columbia, Canada

  • Victor Garcia De Santiago

    Victor Garcia De Santiago

    Founder &
    Managing Director

    Barcelona


    Before founding Westwing Spain, Víctor was a Senior Consultant at Bain & Co. He developed his career for 7 years in consulting working in Latam, US and Europe in different industries such as consumer products, retail, private equity and e-commerce. In those years he took some time to do his MBA at IESE

  • Silvia Arenas

    Silvia Arenas

    Style Director

    Barcelona


    Before joining Westwing, Silvia has had 20+ years experience working for publishing companies, including Editor in Chief at El Mueble, the best-seller magazine in Home & Living in Spain. She also worked for other women magazines and National Geographic. She studied Classical Philology and holds a Master’s degree in Edition