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Movers and Groovers : Event tech startup zkipster appoints new UK market lead

Guest list application zkipster has appointed Christoph Mueller as Head of Operations and Strategic Projects. In addition to this global role, Mueller will also lead @zkipster’s team in the UK.  Mueller will be based in London and report to zkipster’s co-founder Daniel Dessauges.

“The basis of delivering innovative products and customer satisfaction is operational excellence. With Christoph Mueller we are bringing on board an operational excellence czar who will push the event app industry standard for global product development and delivery to new levels,” commented David Becker, co-founder of the check-in app zkipster.

Christoph Mueller joins zkipster from the professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP where he gained deep finance, accounting and international project management experience. He has worked in Germany and the United States prior to taking on his new role at zkipster in London, UK.

I am thrilled to be part of global zkipster team and lead zkipster’s presence in the UK,“ said Christoph Mueller, Head of Operations and Strategic Projects at zkipster.  “The event tech industry is full of game-changing opportunities and zkipster is at its forefront. In the UK, and everywhere around the world, we will continue to work closely with our customers to build and deliver the best tools they need for successful – and blissful – guest management.”

zkipster is the first app of its kind to offer secure, real-time guest list management across all of the major operating platforms (iOS, Windows and Android).  Since its launch in 2009, more than 2 million guests in 60 countries have checked in with zkipster, representing a total of over 2 million event check-ins globally.  The company has handled more than 250,000 event check-ins in the UK alone. UK clients include Sotheby’s, Hugo Boss, Cancer Research UK, Red Bull, and VistaJet.

The zkipster check-in app is nominated for a 2014 ME Award in the Enterprise App category.