Ekke Guembel

Photo of Ekke. He has short grey hair and is wearing a headset with a microphone and is smiling at the camera. He is wearing a black hoodie with white strings and is photographed in an office environment.

Get to know Ekke Guembel

Full name

Ekkehard Gümbel (he/him)

Where do you live?

Hannover, Germany

What languages do you speak?

English and German

When and how did you discover Mautic?

2016 - first through somebody else who asked for an integration with TYPO3 CMS.

Who do you work for currently?

Leuchtfeuer Digital Marketing (Agency)

How are you involved with the community currently?

Team Lead for the Community Team, substantial contribution (time and money) from Leuchtfeuer.

What excites you about your role on the Council? Why did you feel called to serve in this capacity?

The crazy potential that Mautic has today, and the challenges in bringing it to reality :)

How do you envision Mautic evolving in your tenure? What are your goals for Mautic?

(a) The project must mature in structures and capacity i.e. volunteers involved;
(b) The product should receive many additional valuable user-facing features with in 5.x,
(c) The marketplace needs to be revived,
(d) the road to Mautic 6 must be clear and with few bumps AND the ideas on nextgen must be sorted

When you're not doing Mautic things or working, how do you enjoy spending your time?

Family, Basketball and other sports (active), live music (passive) ;)

Where can people connect with you?

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/guembel/