Pappy GmbH was founded 2011 in Zurich and produces educational apps for tablet computers and smart phones. We are a small core team in Zürich and work with a network of of experienced speech therapists, designers, photographers, translators, illustrators and programmers around the world.
Matthias Saner, Art Director
Matthias is a graphic designer concentrating on interaction and user experience design since 1996. He is fascinated with the possibilities for design on touch screens, and has been developing mobile applications since 2007, including apps for Züritipp, Berner-Zeitung, Basler Zeitung and “Das Magazin”. His most recent project was the iPad App of Tages-Anzeiger, one of the leading Swiss Newspapers.
Robert Huber, CEO
Robert is a photographer with 15 years of editorial and commercial experience. He has lived in New York and Istanbul for a decade before returning to Switzerland. In Zurich, he was the managing director of the photographers agency Lookatonline. His Interest in mobile apps lies in creating content and interactive storytelling, using video, audio and photography. He strengthens Pappy with his conceptual thinking and project management skills.
Marina Ruß, Scientific Supervision
Marina studied at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada earning a M.Sc. in speech-language pathology. She moved to Switzerland in 1992 and works here as a therapist in the school system and private practice. She develops therapy materials and gives lectures for teachers and fellow speech language pathologists. In 2005 she earned a Ph.D. from the University of Zurich for developing pictoral sound representations in therapy, school and teaching.
Kaat is a speech language pathologist from Belgium. She translated and recorded audio for our app Lexico Vraagbegrip. Most recently, Kaat wrote a paper about the use of rehabilitation apps at University College Ghent.