Heinrich Schwarz

Fundraising, Programming Committee Member
Heinrich Schwarz

Heinrich Schwarz

Fundraising, Programming Committee Member

Biography

Heinrich Schwarz, Ph.D., is an innovation strategist, business anthropologist, and design thinker. He is founder and director of Schwarz Innovation, a strategic innovation consultancy helping companies turn a deep understanding of people and cultures into novel business opportunities for meaningful transformation. He is passionate about finding unexpected solutions to tricky problems and guiding clients towards future-directed products and  business strategies. He has worked with international enterprises, medium-sized firms and startups across different industries, recently more and more in health care. Heinrich speaks and lectures on people-centric innovation and business anthropology, most recently at the Technical University Hamburg. He holds a PhD in science and technology studies from M.I.T, and master degrees from UC Berkeley and the Free University in Berlin.

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