Pappy was founded in 2011 and produces iOS and Android apps for smartphones and tablets. In the last 8 years Pappy has produced numerous apps for developmental and acquired language disorders. In Zürich, we focus on the conception, the design and the content of our apps. We are collaborating with a network of speech pathologists, teachers, illustrators, translators and programmers from around the globe.
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
Founder and managing director of Pappy GmbH. He develops concepts for apps and produces content (audio, videos, images, websites) since 2011. Robert coordinates the cooperation with external experts (speech therapy, gerontology, interaction design, usability tests). He works closely with programming partners (code management, compiling, bug testing, corrections). 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.