Empathy and change are the drivers of our team. We joined forces to work with people in a human-centred setting. We understand Design Thinking as a crafted method and mindset and believe that innovation is purpose-driven.
With a M.A. in Politics and Psychology, Daniela conducts a PhD about 'Design Thinking shaping Organizations' at the Management Chair of the Bauhaus University Weimar. She teaches internationally Design Thinking in MBA, MA and BA programs in four languages. After setting the ground for Berlin‘s most vibrant coworking space and start-up incubator betahaus, she now excels translating design practices and transformation design to business-minded people.
Franziska holds a M.A. in Gender Studies and History from Humboldt University Berlin and a MSc in Management from Imperial College Business School London. Her far-reaching working experience in communications and Change Management for the public health sector in Hanover and Berlin has shaped her view on complex problem solving, conflict management through creative techniques, and facilitation. Franziska leads various Design Thinking projects as head moderator and process designer.
With a background in publishing and a M.A. in Communication Science and Art Management. Birte has gathered experience as executive assistant to the CEO of a media company in Hamburg and as an innovation consultant in Berlin. During her exploration of design methods she has analyzed the practices of various Italian design studios. She now applies Design Thinking working on the conceptualization of methods and leads, moderates, and coaches teams of managers and change makers in different industries.
Coming from Colombia, Natalia holds a MA in Sociology, Communication and Political Science from the University of Basel. Her work experience in Corporate Social Responsibility and social sustainability standards working in the mining sector and supporting the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights have shaped her deep interest for impact related to Human Rights and stakeholder dialogue. Natalia works currently as a Consultant in Berlin on the facilitation of Design Thinking Processes for business, government, and civil society organizations.
Falk Neumann holds a diploma in multimedia technology from University Mittweida and has solid experience in working as a software developer with small and agile teams in Berlin. His experience in projects with Team Marzavan have deepened his expertise in coworking, digital business, innovation and service design. He is the best partner when it comes to digital mockups or implementation of software systems in the testing and prototyping phase.
Julika holds a M.A. in General and Rural Sociology and Spanisch Philology from Humboldt University and Freie University Berlin and is a qualified mediator and moderator. She builds on her manifold experience in finding solutions in complex multi-stakeholder processes with policy makers and international cooperation. Julika works as a policy consultant and facilitator and is an expert when it comes to bringing together co-creation and agile methods such as Design Thinking and the implementation of sustainable development.
Natalija holds a M.A. in Communication in Social and Economic Contexts from the University of Arts Berlin and a Design Thinking certificate from the D-School at Hasso-Plattner-Institut Potsdam. With an interdisciplinary background in media, design and cultural management she specialized in participative and creative strategies. She applies Design Thinking as service designer and facilitator, working as innovation consultant for labs, agencies and German enterprises in public, social and creative sectors.