Philipp Kandal is co-founder and CTO of skobbler, one of Europe’s leading mobile and app development companies focusing on location based services.
Skobbler is one of the few profitable consumer app providers and has won the Navteq LBS challenge 2009 as the most innovative European LBS start-up and currently has over 2 million users. The company’s headquarter is in Berlin but has the majority of the team in Cluj, with more than 60 people.
As Skobbler is a venture capital backed company, Philipp gained extensive experience in pitching and negotiating with venture capitalists in Europe and the US. Finally, he successfully closed an investment round.
Philipp is in charge of the Romanian development team, the German product management and is also a board member at skobbler. Currently, he is most occupied with the expansion of the mobile development teams, further product launches and pushing the international expansion in the US market.