Our Team

Maike Both, Creator & Producer; USA

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 local charities. In 2013 Maike and her friends organized the 1st Annual UTW Day, followed by a number of charity events which lead to Maike founding her own non-profit, A Million Drops, providing support to young adults experiencing homelessness.

Johnny Cornwell, Co-Producer, USA

Johnny CornwellUTW Day co-producer Johnny Cornwell has been Maike’s main team 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; The Netherlands

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

 

Matt Stewart, Design & Web Maintenance; USA

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 Organizers – Asia

OLONGAPO CITY, PHILIPPINES

1535707_948018665224416_4015040405002617613_nGershom and Melissa Pertacorta, UTW Day 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020

SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA

HPIM1232 2Darren Orris, UTW Day 2015

 

Our Global Organizers – Australia

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA

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

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA

Augustine Ang, UTW Day 2018 and 2020

BYRON BAY, NEW SOUTH WALES

Genevieve Lee, UTW Day 2017

TOLGA, QUEENSLAND

Christine Boll, UTW Day 2017

Our Global Organizers – South America

MOCOCA, BRAZIL

13407413_1144738968924077_1885363462_nGuilherme Ferracioli, UTW Day 2016 and 2017

Our Global Organizers – Europe

FRANKFURT, GERMANY

Mike Rinker, UTW Day 2020

AUGSBURG, GERMANY

Bernd Beigl, UTW Day 2020

HAMBURG, GERMANY

15098_626093890746543_1349500599_nBernd Müller, UTW Day 2013, 2014 and 2015

ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

150991_549016031839813_860879356_nValentijn Vogel, UTW Day 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

AMERSFOORT, THE NETHERLANDS

592_4034000162083_555158518_nLubertus Brugge, UTW Day 2015

DUBLIN, IRELAND

20150613_184156Emilie Sparacca, UTW Day 2015

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

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

Our Global Organizers – Canada

CALGARY, ALBERTA

Karen Begg , UTW Day 2020

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA

11131788_10153758438967571_650473411_nDaysha Salamon, UTW Day 2014 and 2015

Our Global Organizers – USA

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

Corinne Gottlieb, UTW Day 2014 and 2020

ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Zakiyyah Shahid, UTW Day 2019 and 2020

OMAHA, NEBRASKA

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

CLEVELAND, OHIO

13428641_1121730824567466_2550722528974173553_nShel Greenberg Erba,  UTW Day 2016 and 2017

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

12108719_10205979655265305_6372709163134904396_nJoyce Sportsman, UTW Day 2014 and 2016

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

11043126_657403431036132_6612792684807880366_oJonny Smokes and Garth Hockersmith, UTW Day 2014