Co-Founder & Creative Director

Gen Sadakane was born and raised in Germany and studied visual communication and philosophy. Afterwards he started a remarkable career as a designer and creative director at different agencies. After working as a Senior Art Director at DDB Berlin and as a Creative Director at Leo Burnett he changed his life completely to co-found EyeEm, a photography community & marketplace, where creative agencies and publishers can buy authentic & real photography.

Founded in Berlin in 2011 EyeEm today is a community of more than 18 million international users.