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“You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology. You can’t start with the technology and try to figure out where can I sell it.” 

—Steve Jobs






Experience

9+ YoE 

01/2019 – Present
VMware, Senior Product Design Lead — Palo Alto, CA
Cloud Management

09/2016 – 12/2018
SAP Labs, Principal Designer — Palo Alto, CA
IoT Engineering

10/2010 – 08/2016
SAP + Apple, Senior Designer — Palo Alto, CA
Global Design, Mobility Design Center

06/2010 – 10/2010
Adidas, Designer — Herzogenaurach, Germany
Global Marketing for Originals 

06/2008 – 12/2008
Siemens, UX Consultant — Nürnberg, Germany
Energy Sector



Customer Experience


Designed, helped build and shipped many mobile enterprise apps for Fortune 500 companies including Coca-Cola, Costco, Delta Air Lines, ExxonMobil, Home Depot, Kiewit, Nestlé, Red Bull, Roche, Sysco, T-Mobile, Unilever.



Achievements


Inventor of 15+ patents, selection:

︎ US20130339082
︎ US20140089860
︎ US20170322782
︎ US20130321285
︎ US009383913 



  1. Red Dot Design Award ︎  2009
  2. Bavarian State Prize, Short List  2010
  3. Cannes, Short List  2008
  4. NY Festivals, Silver  2008



Education


10/2005 – 06/2010
Nuremberg
Institute of Technology — Nürnberg, Germany
Diplom (FH) (masters equivalent) in Visual Communication Design

2018 – Present
Harvard University

CS50x Online Certificate



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© 2019 Design and code by Timo Hoyer — running on Cargo.