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Melanie Kovacs

Founder & CEO, Master21 Academy

Melanie is the founder and CEO of Master21, the first company to offer coding bootcamps in Switzerland in 2016. Master21’s purpose is to empower people to speak tech and shape the (digital) world. So far, 250+ people have attended their courses. Prior to Master21, Melanie worked as a client partner at the digital agency Ginetta where she felt the need to better communicate with software developers and decided to learn to code. Melanie holds degrees in International Management and Requirements Engineering. In 2018, she made it onto the the Forbes 30 under 30 DACH list and won the Female Innovation Recognition Award. Besides Master21, she is on the board of the Impact Hub Zürich Association and WE SHAPE TECH.