Sandra Thier has successfully worked at the most important media companies in the German-speaking area for 18 years—ten of which were at RTL Group as a TV journalist and TV presenter. She has been UNICEF’s ambassador since 2010 and campaigns for children’s rights worldwide. In addition to five TV documentaries from crisis areas, the native of Graz also trained bloggers and influencers in Malawi. Since the founding of diego5, Sandra Thier has been in demand internationally as keynote speaker, conference presenter and workshop leader. She is also an advisory board member of a Swiss bank and an international insurance holding company.

Rudi Kobza is the founder and owner of the Kobza Media Group, Austria’s leading and most comprehensive communications group. The agency and media holding has interests in numerous communication companies, such as Kobza And The Hungry Eyes (KTHE), Kobza Integra, diego5 studios, Darwin’s Lab, alphaaffairs, R9 and Biber. In January 2018, together with the coffee connoisseur Valentin Maier, he created a distinctive coffee brand, Bieder & Maier.