The year 2020 and 2021 is marked with uncertainty and complexity. And even though individuals adjust to a “different normal”, Krys Burnette continues to share her passion about the value of diversity, inclusivity and equity (DEI) in all areas of our lives.  Krys has consulted and worked with organisations such as Chanel, PepsiCo, Airbus, American…

Tobias Eismann is an engineer, a creativity researcher and teacher. In 2016,  he started his Doctorate at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) in the field of creativity and innovation management, topics that ever since have become his true passion. Tobias is a firm believer that the topic of creativity needs more attention in society. He began sharing…

Born in Argentina, Luciana wanted to study computer science. But life always turns out different than expected, and so she became a business student instead. Even after completing her degree, starting her first jobs, and moving to Buenos Aires, her love for analytical thinking and numbers did not vanish. Quite the contrary! All the more…

Half-German, half-French but definitely 100% Cosmopolitan. Cedrik Neike’s professional career started with an apprenticeship at Siemens. As a tech-enthusiast, he then studied Mechanical Engineering and Finance in London, and finalized his academic path with an MBA at INSEAD. From there, his professional journey led him to Cisco Systems and straight into Silicon Valley and the…

As a computer scientist, Prof. Dr. Andreas Maier has always been captivated by research and its impact. Once he received his degree in Computer Science in 2005, he started his Doctorate and worked at the Pattern Recognition Lab at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). During this time he not only focused on understanding the fundamental aspects of…

Raquel is a passionate communication expert and coach with more than 25 years of experience leading and supporting communication initiatives in different industries.  Born in Puerto Rico,  raised in Ohio, US and now based in Germany – Raquel has experienced different cultures, which has taught her many diverse ways of listening and its ability to…

Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger is, of course, no stranger in and around Nuremberg, as he currently is the president of the most innovative university in Germany – the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). Yet, he also is a passionate computer scientist, who enjoys designing algorithms for use in the real world.  He studied theoretical computer science and…