Our Team

Tonio is one man’s vision brought to life with the help of some very passionate and talented people. 

Dr. Florian Novak

Founder & CEO

Florian Novak is an innovator dedicated making easy to use technologies that preserve our privacy. He has more than 20 years experience in broadcasting.
Florian was founder of Radio NRJ in Vienna and is founder and owner of LoungeFM. He presents at media conferences around Europe like Radiodays Europe and Munich Media Days. In 2005 he launched together with Dominik world’s first 3G only radio on mobile phones. In addition to his vast experience and vision, he brings to the table a PhD degree in Law from University of Vienna.

Dominik Meissner


We’re glad to have Dominik as our head of technology. His experience with development and implementation is integral to our operations. A student of business at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, he has worked for prestigious German radio stations Radio Deluxe in Munich and Klassik Radio in Augsburg. Among his many achievements are leading the migration from analog to digital media and regular speaking engagements at industry events like IBC Amsterdam.

Dr. Wolfgang Neubert

Strategic Advisor

Wolfgang Neubert steers us towards the best applications for Tone with Information. He has around 15 years of experience in top management consulting with McKinsey & Company. In recent years he has served on a number of executive boards for Austrian corporations.
Dr. Neubert studied at the Institute of Telecommunications in Vienna.

Shannon Patridge

Chief Storyteller

Shannon’s more than our technical writer, she brings us her individual tone. Her media career began at 16, hosting a radio show at SUNY Fredonia, where she went on to study radio broadcasting. Shannon’s Masters in Library Information Science from the University at Buffalo nourished her interest in the intersection between people and technology.

Alexander Zwiefler

Content Manager

Alex is our jack-of-all-trades for media. After completing his master’s degree in digital media economics, Alex is driving the development of Tonio technology in close cooperation with the founders. As a business developer, he provides the team with analyses and recommendations in the field of environmental analysis and internal organization. Alex also takes care of the preparation and execution of customer projects and acts as trouble shooter when things get tricky.

We want to answer your questions about our technology and find out how our expertise can make it work for you!
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