ANDREA BAUER is an strategist, innovation consultant and author. Andrea Bauer has been working in tech projects for more than 15 years, from ideation, strategy development, technical project management, to the launch of new services and businesses. In 2017 she published her latest book „The Krypto Economy“, while she published her first book „Trusting in Mobile Payment“ in 2013.
In 2008 she founded BEAM Studio, an innovation firm that applies novel technologies and methods to set-up spaces and processes to create cutting-edge services, products and business models. The company established the mobile service and digital strategy for divers telecommunication companies, financial institutions and premium car manufacturers in Germany and India.
Besides Andrea Bauer is an lecturer in Business Design in the master program Strategic Design at the Design Academy Berlin. Always fascinated by the question how technology can improve our everyday lives, she follows a purpose-driven focus, to accelerate her efforts towards a more responsible tech future. Therefor she is founding partner of the business collective katapult:NOW as well as initiator and curator of the discourse platform D.DAY Network, a do- and think tank of creative influencers, who aim for positive impact by reflecting and actively using the effects of an digital era.
Since many years she is a contributor to innovation platforms like POC21, Soho House or re:publica in the role of a mentor, board member, or curator. Her practical work is based on her academic education as a fellow student of Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Universität der Künste Berlin and Universität St. Gallen.