OUR TEAM IS INTERNATIONAL

From Kiel to Cairo, from Bucharest to Barcelona: We are a global network of people coming from a variety of backgrounds from engineers to social scientists, designers to strategists. Together we speak 11 languages.

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.

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marzavan@marzavan.com

I dare to tap into foreign cultures and make things happen!

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gaetcke@marzavan.com

I dare to become an entrepreneur!
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.
Julika works as a policy consultant and facilitator and is an expert when it comes to bringing together co-creation and agile approaches such as Design Thinking and the implementation of sustainable development. As a qualified moderator and mediator Julika builds on her manifold experience in finding solutions in complex multi-stakeholder processes with policy makers and international cooperation. She holds a M.A. in Gender Studies and Spanish Philology from Humboldt University and Freie University Berlin.

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schmitz@marzavan.com

I dare to be visionary and create a sustainable future!

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neumann@marzavan.com

I dare to break with old work patterns
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.
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.

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krasnoperova@marzavan.com

I dare to spark your creative confidence!

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lewin@marzavan.com

I dare to build empathy for conflict resolution!
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.
Anna has got over 6 years of experience in brand building, innovation and design. She has worked at design agencies in London such as Landor Associates, Brand Union and Saffron for international clients across a wide range of sectors. She holds a Masters in Management from Imperial College Business School London and a BA in Communication & Graphic Design from Leeds University. She now lives in Berlin and works as brand consultant and facilitator. Anna speaks German, English, French and Greek.

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stratigakis@marzavan.com

I dare to dig deeper!

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meier@marzavan.com

I dare to challenge your comfortability!
She is an avid supporter of tackling global issues and compelled to make a change. With a background in business studies and entrepreneurial leadership, she is driven to bring creative & critical thinking into a work context and apply a more human-centred approach to innovating for the greater good of society.
Ljubow holds a M.Sc. in International Business, a Design Thinking Advanced Track Certificate from the D-School at Hasso-Plattner-Institut Potsdam and is a certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® facilitator. She is passionate about hr-marketing, innovation and startups. Before becoming an innovation consultant she has build up the cooperation network of the Bertelsmann-startup careerloft, co-organized the new.New Festival and worked at the founders center of the University of Stuttgart. Nowadays she applies her skills to support companies and non-profit-organizations with their strategy and innovation development. Besides that, she provides methodology trainings at enterprises and universities.

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chaikevitch@marzavan.com

I dare to enable you to think bigger and work on it!
Daniela Marzavan
Franziska Gaetcke
Julika Schmitz
Falk Neumann
Nati Lewin
Natalija Krasnoperova
Xenia Meier
Ljubow Chaikevitch