Co-founder and co-owner Sibylle Zilker looks after client relations and content development, as well as the accounting and administration. She is trained as an accountant and experienced in the import and export industry. Sibylle not only keeps GoBC on track, she also contributes her skills as a volunteer for arts and environmental organizations.
When she's not working on GoBC, Sibylle enjoys music, gardening and yoga, and being a mother of three. "Building GoBC has been incredibly rewarding. I love to hear from our customers and the artists who list with GoBC. Their stories and experiences keep me focused on GoBC’s purpose."
Co-founder and co-owner Wolfgang Zilker is the techie who maintains the state-of-the-art system that powers GoBC, and keeps GoBC front and centre in online search engines. Wolfgang has more than 25 years experience in IT and specializes in internet and intranet database applications. Prior to moving to Canada, Wolfgang owned an IT company in Germany for 15 years. In 1999, Wolfgang founded VSIP Consulting Inc. and created the powerful content management and e-commerce system which now powers GoBC, and many of VSIP's customers' websites.
Given half a chance, Wolfgang escapes to his remote cabin in the Chilcotin - proof that he can live without internet access.
Daniela's career spans 20 years in journalism and editing. She's been writing for GOBC ever since she moved to Canada in 2004. A native of Germany, she holds a Master's Degree in English. After further education (Volontariat), she became a newspaper editor for a German daily.
Daniela held senior positions in the Communications Sector for Swiss Re in Zurich as well as Day in London. As the founder of the agency Herold & Heley, she and her partner have been advising clients on communication matters for many years.
The German author speaks four languages, is a passionate traveler and a photographer. She loves the outdoors, particularly hiking on Vancouver Island or snow shoeing up Mt. Washington and exploring the beautiful wilderness that British Columbia has to offer.