Lisa Sommerhuber

Lisa Sommerhuber

Architect and community leader turned Entrepreneur: I use my creative skills to develop clear concepts, and my experience with communities
General Business • UI/UX Design
Oxford, UK
Skills
  • Architecture
  • Community Development
  • Concept Design
  • Partnership Development
  • Presentation
Experience
Solemates

Co Founder and CEO @Solemates • Co-Founder

Marketplace where people with unevenly sized feet and amputees trade shoes

Jul '15 - Present (5 years 6 months)

Community Leader and Creative Director @

Community Leader and Creative Director @ • Co-Founder

Jan '14 - Present (7 years)

Director @Somaesthetica

Director @Somaesthetica

Sep '12 - Mar '14 (1 year 6 months)

Amazing things Lisa's made
I have been Community Leader and Creative Director at Dance Walking London, a silent disco flash mob community, for more than 2 years.

I direct brand, marketing and music.

When spearheading our fortnightly events on the streets of London and workshops at festivals, I support our courageous community and passers-by to let go of inhibitions and dance freely.

Watch a video to see how much fun we have! youtu.be/u809raIqP4k
Education
IoA, Institute of Architecture - University of Applied Arts Vienna

IoA, Institute of Architecture - University of Applied Arts Vienna

Architecture Oct 2005 - Jun 2011

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Architecture Sep 2009 - Jan 2010

Recommendations

Juan Herrada CEO at Ubuntu Power recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

SoleMates is an innovative solution for a well defined problem faced by a highly engaged consumer group. Lisa's drive and determination will allow them to rise to the challenge and meet this growing demand

Jordi Fernandez Engineer at newwaves.design recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

Solemates is an amazing product. It focus in an specific niche and its USP is clear. Lisa seems a CEO with an amazing drive to make her business to succeed!

Cheryl Chaves Kelly recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

SoleMates is so important to so many people who find it difficult, if not impossible to shop for shoes - shoes we want to wear not have to wear. Please support SoleMates.

Lorraine Lavelle recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

My first experiences with Solemates was ver positive. The service was clear and helpful. I found a match, but unfortunately we didn't have the same abilities and our shoes didn't match. I'm looking forward to finding a new Solemates soon

Desislav Kamenov Solutions Architect at Paysafe Group recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

I've met Lisa at FFWD2016 and I got inspired by the idea in minutest. She is so passionate about it, that I'm sure she will drive this endeavour to a roaring success and will help many people around the world.

Liberty King recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

Had a great experience with exchanging shoes via solemates. I've never been able to find any other source to easily locate my shoe size opposite but now it's easy!

Martial Cijs CEO at Kindred Solutions Ltd recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

Lisa brings an incredibly positive attitude to her activities and her brand. Very impressed with all the little things in what she does - from great logo and brand name to how she presents her pitches and tells the story.

Jakob Sommerhuber Advisor at Solemates recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

Lisa and Sumeet have gained a thorough understanding of the problem they are solving through Lisa's personal experience and ongoing interviews of their enthusiastic community members.

Their Facebook group shows how they manage to draw attention and grow an active user base without any marketing spendings so far.

I have been mentoring Lisa and Sumeet for a few months now and it's a pleasure to meet them: They actively seek advice and they put it into action.

Sandra Costa Marrero recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

Solemates is an excellent and innovative solution for people as me (amputee) who can offer or asks for a single shoe to share with other person with same size.
I wish Solemates the best success!!!

Jenny Jones recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

Would recommend Solemates for anyone who have a problem with footwear due to different sizes of feet, I as yet have not found my soulmate but I am sure there is one out there for me. I have struggled with footwear all my adult life, having to buy two pairs to get one pair so how nice it would be to have someone to take the footwear I do not need. Brilliant idea should have been done years ago I am sure it will be a great success and help many people.

Iskren Kulev CEO at KindLink recommended Solemates where Lisa is Co-Founder

Together with Lisa we participate in the Fast Forward London Accelerator and as my startup buddy she is so brilliant and passionate about SoleMates it leaves me no doubt about their success.