OUR MENTORS

Prof. Gert Trauernicht

Owner at Squareone GmbH

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Gert is a product and innovation development expert, Co-founder of Squareone and a professor of innovation management & development at the Bergische University in Wuppertal.‍

 

After a brief encounter with mechanical engineering, Gert studied and graduated in Industrial Design. Working in the USA and South Korea was followed by founding Squareone, a product and innovation development company based in Düsseldorf. With his expertise in design oriented product development, strategic innovation, and his experience in transforming ideas into successful products, Gert has built a successful consultant business working for companies such as Siemens, Porsche, Henkel, Mars, Procter & Gamble, and many more.

Involvement :

GO-TO-EXPERT, HEAD COACH, KICKSTARTER

Expertise :

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, HARDWARE, PRODUCT DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY

SPORTS :

ICE HOCKEY, SOCCER, WATER SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS