Viktor Calabrò is Founder and Executive Chairman of Coople, the leading on-demand platform for flexible work. Calabrò began his career as a process optimizer in the IT industry and then as an analyst and programmer of management tools at UBS. An ever-increasing desire to realize his entrepreneurial dreams led him to found his first company, the event agency la folie Erlebniskultur. While managing his first startup, he came across a need for finding temporary staff on short notice, and it was then that the idea for Coople was born. As the creator of the world’s first on-demand platform for flexible staffing solutions, Calabrò was awarded the title of Swiss Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014 by Ernst & Young. He is also co-author of the book Flexible Workforce and is a lecturer at Zurich University of Applied Sciences.
Coople is a European technology company. Founded in 2009 by the award-winning Swiss entrepreneur Viktor Calabrò, Coople operates the largest on-demand staffing platform in Europe. The platform instantly matches workers looking for shift-based or hourly work with companies that require these workers.
Coople has 160 full-time employees, offices in Zurich and London and over 350’000 registered workers in the UK and Switzerland. Many of Coople’s clients are blue-chip international companies with complex operational and recruitment needs that require temporary workers for jobs in retail, hospitality, office and logistics. Coople’s current clients include Compass Group, Swissport, Migros, Just Eat and Swisscom.