Venture Scout

VW Konnect - Group Innovation Hub TLV

Jan 2020 – Present Tel Aviv, Israel
Startup scouting mission: Bringing Israeli tech innovation to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

Product Owner - Data & Analytics Platform

Volkswagen AG Commercial Vehicles

Jan 2019 – Present Hannover, Germany
Driving the digital initiatives of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) to create data products that provide value to our customers, partners, and company.

  • Data product development: working with product marketing, engineering, data science and tech infrastructure teams to design and implement new data solutions
  • Partnering with Volkswagen Group and other brands to align strategies, platforms, and product designs

Junior Consultant

Volkswagen AG Commercial Vehicles

Feb 2018 – Nov 2018 Hannover, Germany
MBA mission at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Projects include:

  • Conception of a data science pipeline for data-driven product optimization
  • Implementation of a data strategy within the brand “VW Commercial Vehicles” and coordination with other Volkswagen brands
  • Conduction of workshops to promote the use of AI in various business units and to evaluate business potential for AI cases

Machine Learning Engineer

Motius GmbH

Jun 2017 – Oct 2017 Munich, Germany

Motius is a unique German R&D company. Motius solves technical problems and develops products for international customers through a pool of elite senior students, academic researchers and young engineers.

My project was conducted in a company specialized in hydraulic systems, which included the following work:

  • Conception of prototypes for intelligent valves used in hydraulic systems
  • Modelling high-dynamic, non-linear systems using machine learning methods
  • Development of deep learning algorithms in Tensorflow using agile software development (Scrum)
  • Coordination and communication with our customer

Venture Technology Analyst

next47 (formerly Siemens TTB)

Aug 2016 – Dec 2017 Munich, Germany

next47 partners with innovative start-ups to disrupt the norm and develop the next big thing. They empower start-ups with the energy and resources provided by the dynamic Siemens ecosystem.

Siemens Technology-to-Business (TTB) practices “outside-in” innovation for Siemens, seeking out the latest technology innovations from startup companies, individual inventors, universities and research labs. My work included the following activities within the innovation field of autonomous machines: Scouting of start-ups and transferring innovation to Siemens’ business units, technical due diligence, technology landscaping and the organization of an advanced robotics challenge for start-ups: The Robotics Challenge shows how both, Siemens factories and start-ups can benefit. The search is on for an automation solution for circuit board assembly that will be used in Siemens factories around the world.


Engineer - Computer & Navigation System

next47 (formerly Siemens TTB)

Feb 2016 – Jul 2016 Munich, Germany
WARR Hyperloop is a student team participating in the SpaceX Competition to build the Hyperloop, a high-speed transportation system. The WARR Hyperloop team won the main prize for the fastest pod in January 2017 in Hawthorne, CA, USA against competitors from TU Delft and MIT, amongst others. Responsabilities:

  • Development of system architecture and PCB-design for the computer & navigation subsystem
  • Software development for microcontrollers

Research Assistant Intern

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 2015 – Sep 2015 Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
Characterization and fabrication of nanoparticle-loaded microbubbles (ultrasound contrast agents) at the Bioacoustics Research Laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC.



M.B.A. Entrepreneurship & Management

Collège des Ingénieurs

Jan 2018 – Nov 2018 Munich, Germany - Paris, France - Turin, Italy

The CDI is an independent institution for post-graduate education that offers an innovative, international and highly intensive 10-month MBA program, designed to prepare high potential engineering and science graduates for top-level positions in industry and services sectors. The program is 100% financed by partner companies.

The MBA offers lectures from top level faculty professors from universities of note such as Harvard Business School, INSEAD, Chicago Booth, ETH Zürich, Universität St. Gallen & HEC, as well as CEOs masterclasses. Courses are held in Paris, Munich and Turin. Parallel to the seminars, the CDI fellows work as junior consultants at partner companies.

Main courses are: Investment Analysis, Corporate Finance, Financial Controlling, Accounting, M&A, Strategic Marketing, Process Management, Business Strategy, Project Management, Organization & Performance, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Operations, Leadership, International Human Resources Management, Business Ethic


M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering

Technische Universität München

Oct 2015 – Dec 2015 Munich, Germany

Master's Thesis: “Decoding EEG Brain Signals Using Recurrent Neural Networks”. Final Grade: 1.0 (German grading scale)

Master's studies at the Technical University of Munich. Main interests:

  • Machine Learning and Data Science,
  • Digital Signal Processing and Computer Vision,
  • Human-inspired Robotics and Neuroscience.

Diplôme d'Ingénieur (M.Eng. equiv.) - General Engineering

Ecole Centrale de Lille

Aug 2013 – Dec 2017 Lille, France
T2 years abroad at the EC Lille within the scope of the TIME - Double Degree Program: TIME is a network of 53 leading Technical Institutions with the goal of creating Top Industrial Managers and Engineers for the future. TIME awards its students with two Masters-level Degrees from two different countries (Diplôme d'Ingénieur Centralien and M. Sc. TUM). Electives:

  • Automation Systems,
  • Computational and Ambient Intelligence,
  • Bioengineering.