General Information

Email Address:
Phone: +1 650 353 1613
Languages: English (native), German (fluent), French (basic)


Stanford University, Stanford, USA
MS Management Science and Engineering

Concentration: Organizations, Technology and Entrepreneurship. Cumulative GPA 3.7

Brunel University, London, England
BS (Hons) Product Design

First Class Honours. Cumulative GPA 4.0

Munich International School, Munich, Germany
International Baccalaureate Bilingual Diploma
41 Points


MIS Arts Foundation, stipend for graduate study. Focus on creativity and business. 2010

Best Undergraduate Student from the Brunel University School of Engineering & Design. 2009

HSBC Award for Sustainability. 2009

European Council for International Schools (ECIS) award for International Understanding. 2004

Work Experience

Company: Etsy. Brooklyn, United States
When: Aug 2011 – Present
Position: Product Manager (International)

Responsibilities: Internationalization, localization, product development

Company: Onzo Ltd. London, England
When: Nov 2009 – June 2010
Position: Solutions Delivery Manager

Responsibilities: Project management, budget reporting, resource planning, stakeholder management

Company: Onzo Ltd. London, England
When: Sept 2008 – Nov 2009
Position: Product Development Consultant Student / Product Development Intern

Responsibilities: R&D strategy analysis, sustainable design, user and market research, production analysis

Company: Made in Brunel. London, England
When: Sept 2008 – Aug 2009
Position: Director

Responsibilities: Project management and coordination, brand development, budgeting overview

Company: F/P Design. Munich, Germany
When: March 2008 – July 2008
Position: Design & Research Intern

Responsibilities: Ideation, concept development and presentation, design research

Company: Proteus Design. Boston, United States
When: Sept 2007 – Dec 2007
Position: Product Development Intern

Responsibilities: Ideation, creative solutions, CAD modelling and visualisation

Company: TH Design. Munich, Germany & London, England
When: March 2007 – May 2009
Position: Founder & Designer

Responsibilities: Industrial design, corporate identity development, web design, design consulting

Company: Overstand Clothing. Munich, Germany
When: Nov 2004 – Dec 2005
Position: Founder & Creative Director
Responsibilities: Art direction, brand development, apparel design and realisation, web design

Publications and Exhibitions

Talk to Me exhibition. MoMA, New York. 2011

Book Co-Editor: Thinking Out Loud: Designing for a Positive Future. London: Papadakis Publishers. 2009

Research Paper Co-Author: Influencing Interaction: Development of the Design with Intent Method
In: ACM, Fourth International Conference on Persuasive Technology. Claremont, USA. 2009

Personal Information

Certified Austrian Ski Instructor
Track & Field: Brunel University team
Captain MIS Varsity Ski Team and Track & Field Team
Model United Nations Delegate. The Hague, Holland
Skiing: Sponsored by K2 Skis, Scott USA and Rip Curl
Certified Scuba Diver (PADI Open Water Diver)