Chief Designer and Futurist, SAP
Martin Wezowski works as Chief Designer and Futurist for SAP’s Technology & Innovation strategy team. He moved across a range of disciplines from UX, to systemic design, to define innovation visions and strategies. Martin crafts future outlooks, concepts and products. He defines and runs innovation frameworks to find out what’s next beyond for SAP’s cast ecosystem, and the future of work. In 2017 he was named 1 of 100 most innovative minds in Germany as the “Software visionary” (“Handelsblatt”).
Martin talks about the mechanics and dynamics of change. How fast is it? What it means to be an innovator and strategist is transforming faster than before, from classic product definition and styling of the superficial, to systemic connections of everything, including social and political systems, deeply rooted in a space of challenges and promises between cutting edge tech and humanism.
Martin studied construction engineering, design and modern media production technologies. Prior to joining SAP in 2013, he worked for Sony Ericsson (Sweden) as creative director for 7 years. He also lived in Shenzhen, China for 2 years while serving as director of the UX board (Huawei). His innovation strategies helped to bring the Chinese tech giant’s consumer business from #8 to #3 in the marketplace.
He frequently shares his passion for the future, technology and innovation as an international keynote speaker. He builds on his adventures stretching from Polandand Sweden, to China and Germany.