Founder and Owner of beeh_innovation, Cologne. Initiator and project leader of materials.cologne-Die Konferenz für Design und Innovation. Design Consultant on Materials Innovation, Design and Innovation Management. Red dot design award juror and red dot ambassador. Member of VDID. Former professor for design management at the wood technology studies at University of Applied Sciences Ostwestfalia. Previous senior management positions at Material ConneXion Cologne, Electrolux Industrial Design Center and the Décathlon design department.