About Us

We love People & Tech.

We are DeepSkill – your experts for emotional intelligence training. We empower high potentials & young leaders to create a culture where great people love to work. 

Let's Grow Deep!

Our Vision & Mission

Companies use digital transformation as a growth accelerator. The role of AI is becoming increasingly important: in analysis, for data processing and automation. And the role of man? As well! Because companies need people for leadership, emotional connection, depth and creative ideas. No human wants to be a worse robot. And he doesn’t have to, if he can be a stronger person – by further developing his emotional skills. 

We want to create a working environment in which everyone can develop their full potential. In a meaningful job. For a common goal. A business world in which everyone feels valued, thinks in terms of cooperation and behaves emotionally intelligently. We want to create a business world that offers deep, personal development for all of us. In an environment of lifelong learning that helps us to be happier people, better leaders and stronger people. 

To achieve this, we empower the people in the company. Through the profound power of emotional skills. Helping them to get the best out of themselves and their environment. We train these skills in tailor-made learning and coaching programs on our innovative Growth Hub learning platform. 

Our Team

Our team consists of experienced coaches, HR-developers and digital experts. We are united by our passion for deep skills, personal development and technology – and our common goal: to establish a people-centric leadership culture in companies and to actively help shape a more humane working world.


Miriam Mertens

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Leidinger

Chief Technical Officer

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Alexander Gigla

Head of Learning

Jana Zeeb

Senior Learning Manager

Mirco Koffinke

Mirco Koffinke

Junior Learning Manager

Leonard Dierckx

Leonard Dierckx

Junior Learning Manager

Federico Rodriguez

Federico Rodriguez

Head of Finance & Operations

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Sonja Rothe

Admin Manager

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Tim Werner

Senior Developer

Diogo Mesquita

Diogo Mesquita

Junior Software Developer

Laura Kottwitz

Laura Kottwitz

Head of Sales

Marlee Högg

Marlee Högg

Sales Development Representative

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Sheila Sewar

Head of Marketing


Marie Kramer



Lilli Dahl

Program Management


Felix Nehring

Lead Product Owner


Eva Espenschied

Program Management

Alexandra Wahl Deepskill

Alexandra Wahl

Program Management

Our Advisory Board

Birgit Oßendorf-Will

HR Director STRÖER Group

Anna Kaiser

Anna Kaiser

Founder & CEO Tandeploy

Marcus Anding

Founder & Managing Director Excubate

Patrizia Ianiro-Dahm

Prof. Patricia Ianiro-Dahm

Economic Psychology Fokus on Coaching


Daniel Augsten

Group CEO Facelift Brand Building Tech

Sabine Hansen

Founder IWIL & She4her

Angela Hornberg

Entrepreneur, Investor & Angel


Become Part of the Team

We are a young company from Cologne, led by an experienced team of founders. You can expect a challenging and meaningful job with a lot of freedom, a balanced mix of office days and home office as well as the opportunity to contribute your own ideas and take responsibility early on. We are looking for outstanding talents who have an entrepreneurial mentality and want to make a big difference. Talents who want to learn from established experts and help building an innovative digital startup.

We are looking for people who want to join us in establishing Emotional Intelligence as the No. 1 key skill and actively help shape a more human working world. Sounds like you? Then we look forward to hearing from you.


C-Level meets Street Credibility

Miriam Mertens was Telekom Vice President and Peter Goeke made it into the German singles charts as a rock singer and songwriter before they both founded their rapidly growing learning platform together. With their Deep Skills, they take Emotional Intelligence out of the “throwing a ball around” group room and bring it into the middle of society as a hard-hitting and powerful success strategy. They want to talk about that and much more. Gladly with you!

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