Johannes Quodt is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Koio, where he oversees the brand’s creative direction, product design, marketing, manufacturing, and business development. Founded in 2015, Koio is a leather goods brand on a mission to redefine luxury by fusing world-class craftsmanship, socially responsible manufacturing and accessible pricing. Johannes founded the company with his friend, Chris Wichert, while they were completing their MBA at The Wharton School.
Prior to founding Koio, Johannes started his career as a management consultant at McKinsey and Company in Zurich, Switzerland, where he oversaw strategy, marketing, and sales projects for clients in a variety of industries.
In addition to an MBA from Wharton, where Johannes graduated as a Palmer Scholar, he holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, and an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics.