Florian Weiss

Florian Weiß has over ten years professional innovation and design management consultancy experience and a long track-record of clients in different industries and countries. Focus of his work was the developing of innovation and design capabilities within large organisations.

After working as independent consultant under the name Steps to Excellence (www.steps-to-excellence.com), he has joined Deutsche Telekom as Senior Design Manager. Since two years he is building and scaling up design thinking capabilities at Deutsche Telekom. Within the Design Academy he and his colleagues have provided over 8.000 trainings in design thinking. Florian started to work for Deutsche Telekom by developing a design thinking method guide. Till today this book has reached over 3.000 people and won two awards. Florian’s academic background is in Design Management and Business Management, which he studied in Germany, Italy and Finland.