Prof. Dr. Hartmut Esslinger
Business Week called him the most influential American industrial designer since the 1930s and the first Superstar of High-Tech Design. During the last 40+ years, Hartmut Esslinger has worked with some of the most prestigious global companies and helped to convert technological competences and entrepreneurial desire into global brands. He was the first designer to bring human-driven, high-touch design to the world of complex hardware and software technology. Mr. Esslinger also engages in educating and mentoring young designers.