Nicolai Krüger is an independent consultant, researcher (University Osnabrück) and lecturer (Steinbeis-Hochschule Berlin) in the field of digital innovation and technology management.
He worked with leading digital innovation labs of different industries and research hubs. Before his step towards academia and consulting, he built up a rapid prototyping team for digital innovation at Daimler Trucks, orchestrating User Experience Designers, Creative Technologists and Technical Engineers through their innovation funnel. In this role, he also spent several months in Silicon Valley, connecting classical business units with leading Start-Ups and universities.
His own Ph.D.-path is rooted in the discipline of Information Systems, dealing with the paradigm shift of industry and society and digital transformation, such as in the area of big data, truck platooning, autonomous driving, to name some leading technology trends.