Our Team

Maike Both, Creator & Producer

Maike1UTW founder Maike Both moved from Germany to the USA to work for an L.A. based music management company, then switched to a career in the film industry. In 2006, she started Unfuck The World, selling t-shirts to raise money for charity. In 2013 Maike and her friends organized the 1st Annual UTW Day, followed by a number of local charity events which lead to Maike founding her own non-profit, A Million Drops. The A Million Drops Learning Center provides classes, workshops and support to young adults experiencing homelessness.

Johnny Cornwell, Co-Producer

Johnny CornwellUTW Day co-producer Johnny Cornwell has been Maike’s main partner in organizing Unfuck The World Day since day one. Involved in every aspect from pre to post production, Johnny’s main responsibility is the music production part of the L.A. based UTW Day events, from booking bands to organizing the stages and sound systems, to stage management and much more. As the owner of Mudhen Merch Co., he is also in charge of printing the authentic Unfuck The World t-shirts and hoodies.

Valentijn Vogel, Co-Producer

150991_549016031839813_860879356_nValentijn Vogel joined us in 2014 as a UTW Day event organizer in his hometown Rotterdam, Netherlands, where he and his wife Janneke run a Korean restaurant. In 2019, Valentijn took on more responsibilities by becoming our European co-producer, and we are very happy to have him on board.

 

Matt Stewart, Design & Web Maintenance

Matt StewartMatt Stewart, owner of little guy design in Omaha, Nebraska, joined the UTW team in January 2013 as our main graphic and web designer and developer. Matt also organized very well received UTW Day events in his hometown, Omaha.

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Our Global Participants

OLONGAPO CITY, PHILIPPINES, ASIA

1535707_948018665224416_4015040405002617613_nGershom and Melissa Pertacorta, UTW Day 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

Melissa Pollard, UTW Day 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019

OMAHA, NEBRASKA, USA

Matt StewartMatt Stewart, UTW Day 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, EUROPE

150991_549016031839813_860879356_nValentijn Vogel, UTW Day 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

CLEVELAND, OHIO, USA

13428641_1121730824567466_2550722528974173553_nShel Greenberg Erba,  UTW Day 2016 and 2017

ATLANTA, GA, USA

Zakiyyah Shahid, UTW Day 2019

MOCOCA, BRAZIL, SOUTH AMERICA

13407413_1144738968924077_1885363462_nGuilherme Ferracioli, UTW Day 2016 and 2017

BYRON BAY, NSW, AUSTRALIA

Genevieve Lee, UTW Day 2017

TOLGA, QLD, AUSTRALIA

Christine Boll, UTW Day 2017

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, USA

12108719_10205979655265305_6372709163134904396_nJoyce Sportsman, UTW Day 2014 and 2016

HAMBURG, GERMANY, EUROPE

15098_626093890746543_1349500599_nBernd Müller, UTW Day 2013, 2014 and 2015

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, CANADA

11131788_10153758438967571_650473411_nDaysha Salamon, UTW Day 2014 and 2015

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND, EUROPE

Snædis Thorleifsdottir, Verkefnastjori (Producer)Snaya Thorleifsdottir, UTW Day 2013, 2014 and 2016

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA

11043126_657403431036132_6612792684807880366_oJonny Smokes and Garth Hockersmith, UTW Day 2014

AMERSFOORT, NETHERLANDS, EUROPE

592_4034000162083_555158518_nLubertus Brugge, UTW Day 2015

DUBLIN, IRELAND, EUROPE

20150613_184156Emilie Sparacca, UTW Day 2015

SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA, ASIA

HPIM1232 2Darren Orris, UTW Day 2015

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 PARIS, FRANCE, EUROPE

rebildLOGOpieceSMChris Courtney is the owner of Rebild Productions, a company with offices in Paris and London, specializing in producing high end live webcasts.