Before Marcus Fendt joined The Mobility House as stakeholder and General Manager, he was in charge for Global Product Management B2B at Swarovski, an international luxury goods manufacturer. Further stages of his career include companies like Accenture, Bosch and Siemens. With his background as an Industrial Engineer he will advise you on innovative technologies, electro mobility concepts and new marketing possibilities for business ideas.
Five questions to the mentor:
- What does ‚Future Mobility’ mean to you?
Future mobility is mainly electric and fueled by renewable energy. Future mobility converges the automotive and energy industries in a disruptive way due to the value of storage electric cars offer.
- What motivates you to coach teams on Startup Weekend – Die Alm?
I want to encourage entrepreneurship and excite teams creating the future.
- What business model is great example for ‚Future Mobility‘?
You use your smart phone for more than just calling. Why don’t use electric cars for more than just driving, but earning money while parking at home or offering the battery storage capacity to the energy markets.
- Which area of mobility needs to be disrupted?
Various: From emission free mobility like electric vehicles to efficient mobility like car sharing and intermodal mobility concepts to intelligent mobility by autonomous cars integrated in the energy grid.
- Where do you integrate mobility into your daily life?
Mobility is life and growth without it we all would still be hunters and gatherers in the African bushes.