Founder and Executive Chairman
Viktor Calabrò started his career as a process optimizer in the IT sector with an ever-increasing desire to realize his own entrepreneurial dreams, he founded an event agency. While managing this successful start up, he was often confronted with the dilemma of finding temporary staff at short notice that could satisfy his staffing needs. In consideration of this, Viktor Calabrò developed a vision to revolutionize the market for personnel staffing solutions by founding a fully automated staffing platform called Coople.
In this regard, Viktor created the world’s first on demand market place for flexible staffing solutions and coined the term “just in time staff management”. Within only six years, Coople has registered over 210,000 employees and 5,500 employers in Switzerland and UK.
In 2013 and 2014, Viktor Calabrò has been awarded the title Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young. He was also a finalist of the Swiss Economic Awards in 2015. In 2016 Disrupt 100 has listed Coople as one of the 100 most disruptive companies in the world.