Jean Zuber is based in Zurich and Berlin, and runs Swiss Music Export (SME), an organisation promoting Swiss artists and bands trying to make it outside Switzerland. SME focuses on artists with a realistic chance on their target market, mainly in the German- and French-speaking regions of Europe. Jean Zuber is also an active musician and performer. Previous to his work at SME, Jean Zuber worked with a consulting and research agency, and ran later his own record label in Switzerland. He has a diploma in business engineering at ETH Zürich.