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The Innovation Management Consultants


Fabian Rüchardt
Founder, Associate Advisor

Fabian has more than 13 years experience in Venture Capital and investment in technology companies in areas such as software, electronics, consumer, Communication, MedTech and CleanTech. Since 2005, he has co-founded, managed and exited multiple Tech Start-Up companies. Before that Fabian was Investment Director with Infineon Ventures in California and Germany, sourcing, implementing and managing many strategic investments in early stage Tech Start-Up companies in the US and Europe. Prior to that he had a career in LSI Logic and Infineon Technologies AG.
Fabian holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Munich University for Applied Science and has completed a finance program for non-finance executives at Stanford university.


Christian Winkelmeyr
Founder, Associate Advisor

Christian has more than 20 years of management experience within Siemens, Infineon and most recently Intel. He has gained broad experience in various high tech market segments such as ASIC, industrial, automotive, wireline and wireless communication. Before he joined Siemens Semiconductor (now Infineon Technologies AG) to run a significant R&D Innovation Project that redefined how the company designed ICs, Christian was a co-founder of a Start-Up company in the EDA space that was successfully sold to a large US EDA firm.
Christian holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Munich University for Applied Science.


Andreas vom Felde

Partner, Lead Consultant

Andreas’ substantial technology expertise comes from a more than 2 decade career in the semiconductor industry. His fields of experience include R&D on silicon component and system level, manufacturing technology, IT, finance and software. Andreas has worked for 6 years in the US (AT&T Bell Laboratories and IBM) and 4 years in Japan (Infineon and Qimonda). Andreas is entrepreneur and founder of an innovation transfer company with special focus on Europe, Near East and Asia. His long term technology experience covers electronics hardware and software in the segments automotive, telecommunications, consumer electronics, medical electronics and renewable energies.
Andreas holds a Ph.D. degree in Physics from the Technical University of Karlsruhe Germany and has a completed a 1-year-program in Business Administration run by the German Chamber of Commerce.