We are a close-knit group of creatives. We care about results and each other. That’s it.
FOUNDER & CEO
Ela is a PR professional with +12 years of experience in the DACH market - both in b2c and b2b. Her work ranges from product and corporate communications to crisis communication and event PR.
Before Ela founded Laika, she was the General Manager of Ballou PR Berlin – the German branch of the European PR firm focused on startups and high-growth companies.
Experience: AOL, Box, Evernote, orderbird, Pinterest, Snapchat, TransferWise, trivago
Consultant & Photographer
Julia is a PR consultant, photographer and copywriter with a special love for food(tech) topics. Prior to Laika, Julia worked for some of the big names in media and tech, including GettyImages and EyeEm. She holds a degree in communications design.
After work you can find her in the kitchen cooking something delicious or behind the camera creating compelling images.
Experience: EYeEm, FEMNA, GettyImages, Leaders Club, SENS, Samsung Next, zenloop
consultant & media / speaking coach
Julia brings extensive consumer PR experience to the team. She was partially responsible for the success of aboalarm, Flightright and Starship Technologies, where her campaigns created millions of hits.
She is also an accomplished opera singer – a skillset she now uses to turn our clients into engaging public speakers and interview partners for journalists.
Experience: aboalarm, Doodle, Flightright, kimble, Payfit, Starship Technologies
Consultant & Strategist
Inga joined Laika in February 2019. She’s a storytelling and PR expert with a great experience how to turn startups and corporates into media stars.
In the past she has worked for b2b and b2c clients with focus on technology, urban mobility, sustainability, design and contemporary art as well as employer branding.
Experience: OBI4wan, Payfit, SENS FOods, suchdialog
Consultant & influencer Relations
Fatma joined Laika in March 2019 and works from her hometown Aachen. She is a former in-house communications manager with additional influencer relations and tv spot experience. Fatma joined the Laika team in an unusual move – from the client to the agency side – after years of working with Ela.
In her free time Fatma loves to travel and learn new languages.
Experience: navabi, Seedrs, Viber
Content & Social
Anna joined Laika as a staffer in April 2019 after previously working together as a freelancer with the team. Anna is a content allrounder, great copywriter and social media expert taking care of creative content formats for our clients and own channels.
She currently experiments a lot with video formats and in her free time learns how to code.
Experience: Inolares, Liechtenstein Life, Prosperity
Consultant & Event manager
Isabelle joined the team in June 2019 after previously having worked for Business France Germany. She helped French SMBs and Tech Startups to conquer the German market via media relations, event and social media management.
Good at research, she knows about the next events and trendy spots in Berlin. As a native French and German speaker, Isabelle supports the Laika team cross-market.
Experience: Kymono, ONO, SPICED
Christina works in PR for more than a decade now. Focusing on consumer PR she is an expert in storytelling, media relations and copywriting.
To successfully lead comms projects for clients like Snapchat, BS Payone, Echobot, Ferrero or Stage Entertainment Christina brings along essentials skills like strategic planning, project and event management. She wins over clients and journalists with her positive commitment.
Experience: BS Payone, Echobot, Ferrero, Snapchat, Stage entertainment, Viber
VP of Happiness
An agency that is named after the famous space dog Laika needs an official office dog. Meet Zelda. Named after the Nintendo video game princess, our VP of Happiness is spreading joy and love wherever she goes.
Zelda doesn’t do much except losing her toys everywhere in the office. But she takes her one responsibility very seriously: Fluffy hugs and wet kisses that make the team happy.
Experience: Lap jumps, Looting rubbish bins, closing client deals with her puppy eyes
VP of Fluffyness
The more dogs the merrier! Niko joined the pack together with our colleague Inga in February 2019. As a partner in crime with our VP of Happyness Zelda he keeps the team relaxed and active at the same time.
Niko is (not so) secretly in love with Zelda and enjoys occassional scuffle and cuddling sessions with her.
You can follow his adventures on pudelwohl.berlin.
Experience: agency professional, Petfluencer, Professional Photo Model
Think of us as a happy family who is living in different countries.
If we find out with our clients that our work requires a bigger creative team, we bring in additional members who help us create the necessary results.
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National Communications, UK
National Communications, France
National Communications, Netherlands
Graphic Designer & Illustrator, Germany