About Us


Philipp Küpper


Philipp is Vathos' point of contact in all business-related matters for customers, job applicants, and investors alike. Upon completion of his master's degree in Industrial Engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, he worked as a strategic consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners, ultimately in the position of Director, and is now spearheading all of Vathos' business development activites.

Dr. Jonathan Balzer

Founder & CTO

Jonathan holds degrees in Mecha­nical Engineering, Mathe­matics, and Com­puter Science from the Karls­ruhe Insti­tute of Techno­logy. He de­parted from a 10-year aca­demic career to found Vathos, where he leads all tech­nical and busi­ness develop­ment.

Dr. Stefan Zopf

Strategic Advisor

Stefan has 10 years of ex­perience in mar­keting, finance, and busi­ness develop­ment. Be­sides his advi­sory role at Vathos, he helps — from his base in San Francisco — exten­ding Vathos' net­work of inves­tors and part­ners to the Sili­con Valley.

We are hiring

This is the list of current vacancies:

We are generally loo­king for ta­­lent in the areas of engineering and busi­­ness develop­­ment. If you con­­sider yourself a good fit for our team, don’t hesi­­tate to con­tact us with your unsoli­cited application. A brief email with your cur­­rent CV attached will suf­fice initially.