Simon Werther, innovation management expert HDM (Stuttgart)

Simon Werther is a professor for innovation management at Stuttgart Media University and co-founder of the startup HRinstruments, which develops agile feedback tools. His current research focus at Stuttgart Media University are new work, agility and working environments of the future, such as coworking spaces and organisations without hierarchy. The psychologist founded his first internet company at the age of 16. After studying psychology and sinology, he completed his PhD at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich. He has been managing director of a systemic training institute. Germanys most important professional HR journal, Personalmagazin, selected him as one of Germanys 40 leading HR experts. He initiated several events such as the HR Innovation Roadshow or the HR Expedition and is the speaker of the HR plattform of German Startups Association. In addition, he is a member of the jury of the HR Innovation Award and he published several books and articles during the last years.