Martina Welke is the cofounder & CEO of Zealyst, an enterprise platform that utilizes data analysis and games to build stronger corporate communities. Martina believes that strong human relationships form the basis for a full, happy life, and this belief fuels her drive to create better opportunities for people to connect through Zealyst. Martina has worked in a variety of startup environments, from helping to launch a new publication to developing a new program within a large nonprofit. Martina is on the board of Seattle Women in Technology and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. Martina earned a BA in English Literature with a minor in Chemistry at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.
Britta Jacobs caught the startup bug while working as a Brand Ambassador for a local nutrition bar company in 2009. She co-founded Zealyst in 2010 as a way to make meeting people more fun and fruitful. Britta brings experience developing and facilitating educational programming, as well as an endless desire to play and build games to the team. Britta serves on the board of Seattle Women in Tech, UP Global Regional Advisory Board, is a member of Young Entrepreneur Social, and an Advisor for The Martian Trust. She studied Social Cognitive Psychology and Spanish at Western Washington University.