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A team built around helping brands run cost-effective and transparent influencer activities

We are a Danish tech company specializing in the discipline of influencer marketing. The founders have worked with digital marketing and E-commerce at some of the World’s most known and loved brands, hereunder LEGO, PANDORA and BESTSELLER.

We strive to use the most recent technology to help brands bring down some of the barriers present in the industry, e.g. using data and Artificial Intelligence to recruit the perfect influencers for each brand. Our core is a  platform for brands to use inhouse, without having to employ an agency. A platform which helps brands take back the power, and to get 100% transparency on performance, spend and ROI.

Meet the team

A team built around helping brands run cost-effective and transparent influencer activities

We are a Danish tech company specializing in the discipline of influencer marketing. The founders have worked with digital marketing and E-commerce at some of the World’s most known and loved brands, hereunder LEGO, PANDORA and BESTSELLER.

We strive to use the most recent technology to help brands bring down some of the barriers present in the industry, e.g. using data and Artificial Intelligence to recruit the perfect influencers for each brand. Our core is a  platform for brands to use inhouse, without having to employ an agency. A platform which helps brands take back the power, and to get 100% transparency on performance, spend and ROI.

Meet the team

Arek Zakonek
CEO & Founder

Arek

DRY FACTS:

The man behind the idea and founder of Cocolab. Holds over 12 years’ of experience within Digital, E-commerce and Omni channel, gained from working with some of the biggest brands around - herunder PANDORA, Bestseller and LEGO.

WHAT YOU WON’T FIND ON HIS LINKEDIN PROFILE:

Father of 3, Sci-fi lover, run-addict and food eater!

Q&A

WHAT IS THE MOST EMBARRASSING THING YOU HAVE EVER WORN?

Once I spilled coffee over myself during a holiday. Having no other option, I had to wear my 8 year old daughter’s pink t-shirt. It was tight and it wasn’t pretty.

WHAT’S YOUR OFFICE HABIT?

To many things going on at the same time. A bad habit you could say.

NAME ONE THING YOU’RE WILLING TO SPEND MORE MONEY ON TO MAKE SURE YOU GET THE BEST QUALITY:

Things I can’t do myself, e.g. software development or graphics.

WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF PROFESSIONAL ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?

Spend time on what creates value. Leave all other tasks behind, or let someone else do it.

IF YOU COULD PICK UP A NEW SKILL IN AN INSTANT WHAT WOULD IT BE?

Software development. With so many ideas in my head, It’s hard not being able to let them unfold.

WHO HAD THE MOST INFLUENCE ON YOU GROWING UP?

My Dad! Back then, his strict and organized way of brining up was not something I enjoyed, but now I reap the benefits from it. Never letting a detail slip by.

WHAT IS YOUR ‘HAPPY PLACE’?

My garage at home where I build motorbikes.

IF YOU COULD VISIT ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD YOU’VE NEVER BEEN, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?

Probably another galaxy where life exists.

Kasper B. Thomsen
Co-Founder & Partner

Kasper

DRY FACTS:

Starting, building and growing a company is his strength and he has tried it half a dozen times before. Has a unique ability to make things happen and loves pragmatic business development. Knows Arek from University some 14 years ago, and the two have kept the close friendship throughout the years.

WHAT YOU WON’T FIND ON HIS LINKEDIN PROFILE:

Lover of sports (any competition basically), connoisseur and father of 2.

Q&A

WHAT IS THE MOST EMBARRASSING THING YOU HAVE EVER WORN?

The Borat string at my stag night (no pictures available...)

WHAT’S YOUR OFFICE HABIT?

Too much coffee.

NAME ONE THING YOU’RE WILLING TO SPEND MORE MONEY ON TO MAKE SURE YOU GET THE BEST QUALITY:

CodingSkills! #GeeksRulesTheWorld

WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF PROFESSIONAL ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?

Version 1 Sucks! But ship it anyway 🙂

IF YOU COULD PICK UP A NEW SKILL IN AN INSTANT WHAT WOULD IT BE?

Artificial Intelligence Ninja.

WHO HAD THE MOST INFLUENCE ON YOU GROWING UP?

My parents - The mindset of an entrepreneur (Dad) Just Do It!

WHAT IS YOUR ‘HAPPY PLACE’?

A run in the forrest clears my mind.

IF YOU COULD VISIT ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD YOU’VE NEVER BEEN, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?

Diving around Galápagos Islands.

Zalan Tassaly
CTO & Co-Founder

Zalan

DRY FACTS:

Building stuff from complex code is what he does. Usually done on 3 x 2,073,600 pixels which will soon give him a nice tan. His strength is being able to scope technical solutions from extensive commercial requirements.

WHAT YOU WON’T FIND ON HIS LINKEDIN PROFILE:

His superpower is being able to comprehend all aspects of running a complex SaaS platform. His is also a super-dad of 2.

Q&A

WHAT IS THE MOST EMBARRASSING THING YOU HAVE EVER WORN?

A T-shirt saying “I’m with stupid”.

WHAT’S YOUR OFFICE HABIT?

Keeping one eye on the PC monitor, and the other eye on the office.

NAME ONE THING YOU’RE WILLING TO SPEND MORE MONEY ON TO MAKE SURE YOU GET THE BEST QUALITY:

Senior coding resources within a certain field or programming language.

WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF PROFESSIONAL ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?

You’re beautiful - don’t let anyone else tell you different 🙂

IF YOU COULD PICK UP A NEW SKILL IN AN INSTANT WHAT WOULD IT BE?

Speaking a new language.

WHO HAD THE MOST INFLUENCE ON YOU GROWING UP?

Bill Gates. Don’t ask.

WHAT IS YOUR ‘HAPPY PLACE’?

Home with my family and kids. When I’m not at the office.

IF YOU COULD VISIT ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD YOU’VE NEVER BEEN, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?

Anywhere outside of Europe which would be a first for me.

Mathies Astrup Head of Growth
Head Of Growth

Mathies

INFO COMING

Mads
Sales Development Rep

Mads

INFO COMING

Jr. Developer

Nikolai

Q&A

WHAT IS THE MOST EMBARRASSING THING YOU HAVE EVER WORN?

An a bra with an old lady dress on top and a babushka headscarf.
The good old days...

WHAT’S YOUR OFFICE HABIT?

Coffee. I'm abusing it.

NAME ONE THING YOU’RE WILLING TO SPEND MORE MONEY ON TO MAKE SURE YOU GET THE BEST QUALITY:

Tech!

WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF PROFESSIONAL ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?

There is no shame in working no matter what you work. Use every job as an opportunity to learn something new and keep an open mind.

IF YOU COULD PICK UP A NEW SKILL IN AN INSTANT WHAT WOULD IT BE?

Backend development for sure.

WHO HAD THE MOST INFLUENCE ON YOU GROWING UP?

Both my parents and my friends to some extent.

WHAT IS YOUR ‘HAPPY PLACE’?

Any place that doesn't stress you out.

IF YOU COULD VISIT ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD YOU’VE NEVER BEEN, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?

Austria. Basically any country that has a part of the alps but Austria is the preferred one.

Kia
Sales Development Rep

Kia

INFO COMING

Jes Tofte
Sales Development Rep

Jes

Coming soon

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