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About Us

You love awesome trips and travel? So do we! How Nezasa came to be and who is behind it.

Our story

The birth of an innovative idea

Nezasa was born in 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland by a team of enthusiastic travellers (with some solid IT skills!). A promise was made between them to develop a technology that would shed the limitations of traditional travel by creating a tool that makes travel experiences more attractive, flexible and convenient. The company started by selling travel packages to end-customers and built a global network of partnerships while optimizing the underlying technology.

New vision, new endeavours

Soon, the young entrepreneurs started hearing that the existing travel distribution companies such as tour operators and travel agents are waiting for such a technology. In 2014, they therefore decided to focus on the technology part and provide their game-changing technology to the travel industry in order to support its digitalisation.

Our strength

Our name reflects our offering

Nezasa is a sub-species of Bamboo, a segmented grass that once fully grown is one of the strongest and most flexible materials on earth. Our name represents our core offering: components pulled together into a strong cohesive products that can be adjusted according to needs. Simultaneously, bamboo evokes images of far-away locations and fascinating adventure. Those experiences are enabled through Nezasa’s technology.

Where we are at

Nezasa operates the world's most sophisticated platform for creating, personalising and booking travel packages. Our TripBuilder platform provides the possibility to instantly plan and book itineraries in a user-friendly way. It allows to easily and immediately adjust an itinerary to a traveller’s preferences, while ensuring the consistency of the itinerary and handling the underlying complexity. In short: Nezasa will lift the travel industry to the next level!

Our Management

  • Manuel Hilty CEO

    Manuel is in charge of transforming Nezasa's vision into reality. He developed the very first prototype and is now Nezasa’s CEO in charge of coordinating all our actions and ensures that we always stay focused on our goals. True story: Manuel is a better sailor than fisher. After numerous sailing trips, he’s still waiting to catch his first fish.
  • Patrick Hammer CPO

    Patrick oversees Nezasa’s interface for our customers and spreads the word about Nezasa into all corners of the world. He listens to your feedback and works closely with our engineers to offer you the best possible user experience. True story: Patrick’s first-ever trip to New York City - apart from the usual cool NYC attractions - included living with rats in one apartment, mice in another, surviving a hurricane and enduring an earthquake.
  • Andreas Fürer CTO

    Andreas is a technical wizard and Nezasa’s lead engineer. He helps us to maintain our speedy pace of innovation and to keep Nezasa reliable and stable at the same time. True story: Just like the local Vietnamese people, Andreas loves to sell old guidebooks to other tourists in the crowded streets of the old town of Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • Ben Kohler CFO

    Ben’s affinity for numbers started at an early age and accompanied him throughout his career. He manages financial flows and assures that good decisions are based not only on knowledge, but also on the numbers. True story: Even Indonesian fishermen are impressed by Ben’s fishing technique – based on a mere bottle and a bit of rice.
  • Daniela Jerak VP Operations

    Daniela is taking care of our project delivery processes to allow your company a smooth and successful go-live. In addition, she is in charge of providing you the best support for your day-to-day business operations. True story: Although she had to be evacuated during her honeymoon in Australia from a plane shortly before take-off and in Myanmar at night from a burning hotel complex, this does not dissuade her from travelling.
  • Andrea Weisskopf VP Engineering

    Andrea makes sure that our engineers are happy and able to focus on their work. Besides taking care of our software development processes and shipping releases to happy customers, he also keeps an eye on our cloud infrastructure. True story: While climbing 6000m high Mentok Kangri, he had to self-arrest his roped party after their guide lost his grip and started slipping.
  • Casper Bunch VP Sales

    Casper is spreading the word about Nezasa and how its technology can help companies within the travel industry to compete in the ever changing marketplace of tomorrow. True story: Casper generally believes all is possible. So diving out in Sweden’s cold waters, armed only with a bamboo stick to hunt flatfish, didn’t seem impossible either. After 3 hours, it turned out that it truly was. The lesson: always have a plan B.

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