Introducing the Design Factory Stuttgart.
About the team
We are a dynamic and interdisciplinary team with different professional backgrounds and strengths. What connects us is the vision to expand the collaboration of students and industry partners as well as to strengthen the innovation potential in Stuttgart. We love teamwork and creative work and are constantly developing new formats to empower teams to collaborate. We bring a high level of communication skills and innovative methods, because the merging of creativity and innovation is outside the comfort zone
Team members of the Design Factory Stuttgart
Scarlett Spiegeler Castañeda
Design Thinking Coach (HPI Certification)
Scarlett is team leader of the Design Factory Stuttgart and develops new formats for our partners. She studied aerospace engineering and technology management and loves to strengthen the success of teams and projects through individual workshops and coaching.
Dr. David Reichert
Professional Scrum Master (PSM-1)
David is Program Lead and is responsible for the semester course as well as the task force. He leads teams methodically and brings strategic ideas and concepts to the Design Factory from his work as a research coordinator.
Co-Project Manager of GREENESTO
Michael is responsible for project controlling and workshops of GREENESTO. Through his work as event manager of ARENA206, he always brings the right perspective of different partners and turns our requests into real projects.
Student of technical cybernetics at the University of Stuttgart
David did his first student-coach training in the T3 program at the University of Stuttgart. His focus in the program was on startup coaching and independent workshop planning. He has been developing these skills further at Design Factory Stuttgart for over a year now, turning workshop ideas into feasible agendas.
Student of technology management at the University of Stuttgart
Lenard's studies and passion for driving innovation led him to the Design Factory Stuttgart. As a mentor, he guides various groups and handles all of our students' requests for the Makerspace.
Student of adult education at the University of Education in Ludwigsburg
Alina loves to do small projects independently. She is our connection to the Green Office at the University of Stuttgart and is always interested in creating education opportunities for our partners as well.
Student of philosophy at the University of Stuttgart
Julian's particular strength is his use of words, visual images and his spontaneity. He always has a new concept to do things in a different way and to bring the participants to their goal with joy and creativity, even in stressful situations.
Student of Information Design at the Stuttgart Media University
Jule studies Information Design at the Stuttgart Media University and brings a design perspective with her. She takes care of the Design Factory's marketing.
Student of environmental engineering at the University of Stuttgart
Seif has always been interested in particular ways of finding solutions. Through his participation in the semester course "Design Thinking - Innovation process in practice", this interest was strengthened. Now he supports the Design Factory team on all levels, especially through his love for organization and development.