Before founding Topicle Steffen Mueller was previously a Product Manager at Google in Mountain View. While at Google, Mueller worked on Maps, Web Search, Froogle and the core internationalization and localization technologies. Mueller later went to Google's European development center in Zurich, Switzerland. He was Google's first Product Manager with European background.
Mueller studied Computer Science in Furtwangen, Germany, and has an MBA in Management of Technology from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.