We are Talenthouse,
where creativity thrives.

What We Do

By radically innovating how digital marketing and entertainment content is generated at scale through our proprietary technology, Talenthouse empowers Creatives and gives them the opportunity to thrive financially, economically and socially across our platforms. Working with some of the world’s leading brands, we unite our global, digital creative community of over 14 million members in 195 countries through our intuitive platforms: Talenthouse, EyeEm, Ello, Zooppa, Media Foundry, Untitled and Jovoto.

Meet our constellation of creativity.

Board of Directors

Roman Scharf

Chairman

Nationality: Austrian, on the board since April 16, 2021, elected until the ordinary General Assembly 2022.

Experience:

  • Co-founder and Partner of Vienna-based venture capital fund 3VC;
  • Co-founder of Talenthouse;
  • Founder of VoIP-company Jajah; sold to Telefonica;
  • Founder and head of Ecotech Software; sold to Rockwool International SA.
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Bernd Pfister

Vice President

Nationality: Swiss, on the board since April 27, 2012, elected until the ordinary General Assembly 2022.

Experience:

  • CEO of Paros Capital Ltd.;
  • Dr. oec. HSG (Dissertation: Venture Management);
  • Co-founder, CEO and President of the Board of Invision Private Equity Ltd from 1997 to 2012;
  • Over 60 Private Equity Deals and board member for numerous companies;
  • President of SECA;
  • Experience in Special Situations: Take over of BB HiTech in 2002 from the "Bank am Bellevue" and succesful sale of the company at a later stage.
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Peter Letter

Board Member

Nationality: Swiss, on the board since August 22, 2019, elected until the ordinary General Assembly 2022.

Experience:

  • Managing Partner of paprico ag;
  • lic.oec. HSG, CFA;
  • Post graduate course in board management at HSG;
  • Member of the board of directors of SECA (Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association) where he is in the chapter Venture Capital;
  • Member of the executive board of the Zug Chamber of Commerce;
  • Since 1999 actively involved in Private Equity;
  • Broad experience in Corporate Finance and Corporate Investment Management;
  • Significant directorships: InfoGuard AG, Baar; Zugerland Verkehrsbetriebe AG, Zug; Augure Corporate France SA, Paris; ARGUS DATA INSIGHTS, Zurich and Berlin.
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Michael Wachsler

Board Member

Nationality: Austrian, on the Board since June 18, 2021, elected until the ordinary General Meeting 2022.

Experience:

  • Chairman of ams International AG, Switzerland, and ams Sensors Holding Asia Pte Ltd, ams Sensors Asia and ams Sensors Singpore, all in Singapore;
  • He was a member of the Management Board of ams AG (formerly austriamicrosystems AG) from 2003 to 2020 and currently supports ams as a consultant;
  • He joined ams in 2001 and held the position of Chief Financial Officer from 2003 to 2020;
  • During his career of more than 25 years, Michael Wachsler was also Finance Director of Ahead Communications AG and worked as a consultant and auditor for international mandates at KPMG.
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Scott Lanphere

Director and Chief of Corporate Development

Nationality: American, on the Board since November 24, 2021, elected until the ordinary General Meeting 2022.

Experience:

  • Founded and led TLNT Holdings SA before stepping down to lead the transaction that created Talenthouse AG;
  • Partner at Advent International;
  • Partner at Deutsche Bank (Morgan Grenfell);
  • Founder of Eaton Gate Limited, a private capital and advisory firm;
  • Founder and chairman of OmniOne SA, an innovative fintech banking investment;
  • Director and chairman of Quest Digital Ltd.
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Clare McKeeve

Director and CEO

Nationality: British, on the Board since November 24, 2021, elected until the ordinary General Meeting 2022.

Experience:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of TLNT Holdings SA and its various subsidiaries since January 2019;
  • COO for EMEA at Macquarie Capital;
  • Founder of a dedicated consumer brand firm that helped clients raise capital and develop high-end and premium brand businesses.

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Executive Management

Clare McKeeve

CEO

Nationality: British, on the Board since November 24, 2021, elected until the ordinary General Meeting 2022.

Experience:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of TLNT Holdings SA and its various subsidiaries since January 2019;
  • COO for EMEA at Macquarie Capital;
  • Founder of a dedicated consumer brand firm that helped clients raise capital and develop high-end and premium brand businesses.
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Olivia Mellett

CFO

Nationality: Irish

Experience:

  • Member of the board within Talenthouse, UK, 2021, employed since 2020
  • Portfolio CFO and Finance Director, various, UK, 2015- 2020
  • Finance Director, Mission Media Limited, UK, 2013 - 2015
  • Executive Director Finance and operations, 4Kids Entertainment, UK, 2004 -2013
  • Financial Controller, Live Nation (Music) UK Limited, UK, 2002-2004
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Scott Lanphere

Chief Corporate Development Officer

Nationality: American, on the Board since November 24, 2021, elected until the ordinary General Meeting 2022.

Experience:

  • Founded and led TLNT Holdings SA before stepping down to lead the transaction that created Talenthouse AG;
  • Partner at Advent International;
  • Partner at Deutsche Bank (Morgan Grenfell);
  • Founder of Eaton Gate Limited, a private capital and advisory firm;
  • Founder and chairman of OmniOne SA, an innovative fintech banking investment;
  • Director and chairman of Quest Digital Ltd.
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Management

Clare McKeeve

CEO

Nationality: 
British

Experience:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of TLNT Holdings SA and its various subsidiaries since January 2019
  • COO for EMEA at Macquarie Capital
  • Founder of a dedicated consumer brand firm that helped clients raise capital and develop high-end and premium brand businesses
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Olivia Mellett

CFO

Nationality: Irish

Experience:

  • Member of the board within Talenthouse, UK, 2021, employed since 2020
  • Portfolio CFO and Finance Director, various, UK, 2015- 2020
  • Finance Director, Mission Media Limited, UK, 2013 - 2015
  • Executive Director Finance and operations, 4Kids Entertainment, UK, 2004 -2013
  • Financial Controller, Live Nation (Music) UK Limited, UK, 2002-2004
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Sara Brodin

CTO

Nationality: Swedish

Experience:

  • Angel Investor, Expedite Ventures, 2021 - present
  • CTO, VAI Trade, 2018 - 2020
  • Lead Developer / CTO, 6/AM group, 2017 - 2018
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Lisa-Marie Paul

Head of Partnerships & Content

Nationality: British

Experience:

  • Partnerships & Strategic Development at Getty Images, 2015-2019
  • Account Manager, Eizo UK, 2013-15
  • Digital Brand Ambassador, Sony, 2013
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Mark Paul

Global Head of Sales

Nationality: British

Experience

  • Senior Accounts Manager, Getty Images, 2011-2018
  • Whirlpool UK Sales Manager, 2009 - 2011
  • Everton UK Regional Scout Manager South, 2004-2009
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Mike Gamble

Head of Media Foundry

Nationality: British

Experience:

  • Independent Board Member and Director at RH45 Game Consulting, since 2021
  • Director of Business Development of Epic Online Services, 2020-21, and Head of Games Licensing EMEA 2011- 2020, at Epic Games
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Dylan Wise

Global Head of Production

Nationality: American

Experience:

  • Director of Production of Talenthouse, 2020-2021
  • Director of Operations, 2019-2020, Supervising producer, 2017-2019, at Zooppa
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Michael Callas

Head of Vertical Banking

Nationality: American

Experience:

  • Chief Strategy Officer, Vacuumlabs, 2019-2021
  • Global Ventures Leader, EY, 2013-2015
  • Global head of Emerging Technology, Vodafone, 2013-2015
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