Leading promising startups to success, inspiring people for innovation and entrepreneurship – that is the passion of Hon.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Schönenberger, co-founder and CEO of UnternehmerTUM GmbH. As an aerospace engineer and investor, he pursues the goal of supporting scalable high-tech startups, founders, and scientists from the initial idea to the successful product. He is particularly focused on additive manufacturing / 3D printing and Smart City solutions.
Dominik is Head of Entrepreneurship & Tech Education at UnternehmerTUM. He is responsible for the entrepreneurial and technology-oriented teaching activities for students. This includes curricular courses (techTALENTS) and personal development programs (Manage&More) at TUM and beyond. Focal fields are personality development, design thinking, technology development, and business modeling. Dominik and his team put emphasis on developing new methods in teaching and delivering prototypes in a flipped classroom setting. He received a diploma in business administration and a PhD in information systems from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU).
Chris is Head of Education Community, techTALENTS at UnternehmerTUM. He is responsible for the entrepreneurial & innovation-oriented courses for students. Focal fields are design thinking, technology innovation, personal development and business modeling. Likewise, Chris and his team develop new educational formats for corporates & professionals in the field of innovation & entrepreneurship as well as coaching & leadership.
Chris studied in Germany, France, Spain, USA & Guatemala earning two interdisciplinary Masters. He learned strategy consultancy in St. Gallen and worked many years as consultant as well as an intrapreneur for and in multinationals.
Hi, I'm Franziska Heyde and work as a startup coach and entrepreneurship lecturer for various German universities. I am a certified trainer and coach in adult education with more than ten years of hands-on experience. I am very passionate about creating experience driven learning environments, prototyping new ways of working together, and shaping the world co-creatively. Besides my engagement with UnternehmerTUM, I coach Social Entrepreneurs during their start-up phase and co-founded the Eco-Retreat and Course Centre "Greenstones" in Sweden as well as the online Tai Chi school “MasterArts Training”.
You're very welcome to contact me anytime, and we will find out together what best fits your needs.
Hey, my name is Anastasia Myasnichenko and I am focused on team experience and digital product management at techTALENTS. Using my knowledge in the areas of psychology, business management, and computer engineering, I support student teams finding right resources at every point of their journey with techTALENTS. So, I'm fully into making your teamwork more fun! I am inspired by courageous people striving to bring their ideas to life and by instantly emerging digital co-working tools. I will be happy to get in touch with you anytime when you feel you have something I can help you with or you have feedback on your experience with techTALENTS.
Hi, my name is Stefanie Guttleber, I’m team and event manger of techTALENTS. I studied Hotel, Tourism & Event Management as well as Information Engineering & Management. Drawing from different job experiences, I am the person behind the scenes and responsible for all administrative tasks around workshops, events, TUMonline and grading management. So, feel free to contact me anytime you think you need my help.
Christine Schuster organizes the lecture series Innovative Entrepreneurs and is responsible for the marketing of techTALENTS formats. She studied American Culture and Literature and economics. Before joining the techTALENTS team, she worked for the Executive MBA in Innovation and Business Creation at UnternehmerTUM.
Hi, I'm Christian Orth, an entrepreneur and business coach. I founded three startups in the realm of martial arts and health, with my newest business being 'MasterArts Training' the first German Online Tai Chi school. As a former manager at Deutscher Herold I have a strong background in marketing and coaching. At UnternehmerTUM I am the lecturer for the Business Plan Basic Seminar and take care of digital marketing. You're very welcome to contact me anytime.
Chris Eberl is CEO and founder of an Internet startup. He has studied Electrical Engineering at TUM and has successfully completed the Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation of TUM. Working for eight years at an international software corporation he gained experience in B2B-Sales and Business Development Management. At UnternehmerTUM Chris Eberl is external Trainer and Coach for entrepreneurship.
Peter Wehner is co-founder of a traffic engineering office and several digital B2C startups (e.g. the social network lokalisten.de). He studied civil engineering at TUM and did his dissertation in the field of traffic engineering. Working now for over 20 years as a founder focussed on product development and marketing he shares his skills and experiences as a external coach in the Business Plan Advanced Seminar.
Michael Ohr is the program director of Tech Challenge and a lecturer at UnternehmerTUM since 2014. He is the co-founder of ZebraMobil, the first innovative carsharing provider in Germany. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and a diploma in Industrial Engineering & Management of Karlsruhe University (KIT).
In addition to engineering skills, Valentin has built several high achieving engineering teams and as an entrepreneur he contributed to the development of Smart Home and IIoT markets. Due to his experience and reputation, Valentin can work on and represent the company on VP- and C-level.
I am Kei Hysi, lecture assistant at Innovative Entrepreneurs. At the same time, I am responsible for techTALENTS marketing in social media. Currently, I am studying MSc. Management and Technology in TUM and I have a great passion for entrepreneurship and innovation. This passion led me to participate in courses like Tech Challenge and TIE² that gave me hands-on experience with an interdisciplinary team in the field of entrepreneurship. If you have any questions regarding techTALENTS courses do not hesitate to contact me.
Mike comes from the engineering world. After earning his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from CU Boulder, he worked as a field engineer for UNAVCO. For five years he traveled to over 20 countries installing and maintaining scientific equipment. Drawing on his intercultural and technical skills, he helps startup teams navigate common communication issues as well as guide teams during the prototyping phase.
This is Ping, where the Dragon meets the Weißwurst! Grown up in the Chinese Silicon Valley, Shenzhen, and lived in Germany for 5 years, I am super excited to witness how the international startup worlds thrive in their unique ways and learn from each other. As a junior startup coach at the techTALENTS team, I support with the planning and assist during the entrepreneurship education programs. With my passion and knowledge in design thinking, business model design, community management and cutting-edge technology, I am also venturing on my own startup project and it has been a great learning experience! Looking forward to getting to know more passionate entrepreneurs!