What we are is what we do

We are the innovation agency from Hamburg, driven by our passion for the latest in cutting-edge technologies and innovations.

Our mission is to help you understand how digitalization and future technologies can revolutionize your company.

Together, we will inspire, move and create something new with our pioneering business models, product- and service concepts -- tailored to you.

We are your companion in digital transformation.

Nick Sohnemann

Nick is one of Europe’s leading experts in the field of trend and innovation research.

The Hamburg-based cosmopolitan is on the hunt around the world for state-of-the-art methods and tools for successful innovations. As a pragmatic problem solver and strategic "business brain,” Nick has been supporting companies on their way to innovation since 2008.

Any questions?

Nick Sohnemann
FOUNDER/CEO

+49. 177. 3 68 41 07
nick@futurecandy.com

Natasa Kuzmanovic

As a Project Manager, Natasa works on innovative projects and concepts daily and ensures our website and social media channels are filled with exciting, relevant content.

During her studies she gained professional experience in editorial and communication departments, bringing those skills to our team.

Any questions?

Natasa Kuzmanovic
Innovation Strategist

+49. 40. 52 47 66 6-14
natasa@futurecandy.com

Anne Wichter

Originally active in the tourism industry, Anne is responsible for financial accounting and bookkeeping.

With her warm, bold style, she competently manages customer’s inquiries with the perfect dose of wisdom.

Any questions?

Anne Wichter
Accountant

+49. 40. 52 47 66 6-0
anne@futurecandy.com

Roman Weishäupl

As Director San Francisco at FUTURE CANDY’s San Francisco Office, he is in constantly communication with the Hamburg office to bring the expertise and operating principles of the Silicon Valley to Germany.

He helps entrepreneurs and executives to think like a startup and promotes lean, agile, and design thinking methodologies in today's corporate environment. As an expert, he supports our Silicon Valley tours and helps our customers to organize individual trips or to realize workshops.

Any questions?

Roman Weishäupl
Director San Francisco

+1. 650. 283 1545
roman@futurecandy.com

Lasse Uffrecht

As an Innovation Strategist at FUTURE CANDY, Lasse advises companies on digital transformation, the use of agile methods and works on the implementation of innovation projects. He designs and moderates workshops, coaches employees and holds inspiring keynotes.

With a Master's degree in Innovation and Change Management and experience as a client advisor in an advertising agency, Lasse not only brings with him well-founded knowledge of innovation theories and methods, but also contributes his skills in structured project management.

Lasse Uffrecht

Lasse Uffrecht
Junior Innovation Strategist

+49. 40. 52 47 66 6-14
lasse@futurecandy.com

Isabelle Sassmannshausen-Nietz

Isabelle is our Senior Innovation Strategist. With degrees in pop-music and media management, she brings over a decade of experience in classical and digital branding.

Since 2003, she has dealt with the subject of the digital revolution and its impact on individual companies and brands. As a consultant, she supports companies who want to face the digital transformation head-on and takes the lead in the implementation of projects.

Isabelle is on maternity leave since April 2018.

Any questions?

Isabelle Sassmannshausen-Nietz
Senior Innovation Strategist

+49. 40. 52 47 66 6-14
isabelle@futurecandy.com

Wolf Fieger

As project manager, Wolf ensures the success of our numerous events and inspires our customers with the latest technologies.

With his former positions in advertising and consulting, his master's degree in business psychology and various projects in the event sector, Wolf is your competent partner for events of all kinds and gives creative input to the team and our customers.

Any questions?

Wolf Fieger
Experience Manager

+49. 40. 52 47 66 6-15
wolf@futurecandy.com

Niklas Farin

As an innovative event manager, Niklas manages and coordinates our senses and corporate events.

With a degree in marketing communications and four years of multi-faceted experience in the development and organization of events and promotions, he ensures a smooth process and inspires our customers with his passionate perfectionism.

Any questions?

Niklas Farin
Experience Manager

+49. 40. 52 47 66 6-15
niklas@futurecandy.com

Daniel Linnemann

As a Product Manager Daniel is the direct contact for our Tech Flat. Through intensive research and a strong technical enthusiasm, he is always on the cutting edge and knows what gadgets and innovations will determine the future.

As part of the social media team, he also takes care of the content and marketing on our social media channels and makes the best coffee in the office, by far.

Any questions?

Daniel Linnemann
Product Manager Tech

+49. 40. 52 47 66 6-12
daniel@futurecandy.com

Nikolai Pröhl

Nikolai is a Product Manager and the caretaker of our Tech Flat. He is always on the lookout for new gadgets, maintains our technology and coordinates shipping to our customers. He is also responsible for the disposition of the individual Tech Flat packages.

Thanks to his strong technical skills he has a good sense for the latest innovations and is gladly utilized by the team in the implementation of new projects.

Any questions?

Nikolai Pröhl
Product Manager Tech

+49. 40. 52 47 66 6-12
nikolai@futurecandy.com

Andreas Schmidt

As a working student at FUTURE CANDY, Andreas is our specialist for our robot Pepper and programming of any kind. He also supports us at numerous events and brings the latest technologies to our customers.

Through his study of mechatronics and his enthusiasm for technology he's your partner for all technical questions regarding our gadgets.

Any questions?

Andreas Schmidt
Tech Manager

+49. 40. 52 47 66 6-12
andreas@futurecandy.com

Anette Eberhardt

Anette is our special representative in matters of HAMBURG INNOVATION SUMMIT (#HHIS).

She has been accompanying the #HHIS since the brainstorming process, played a key role in the concept development and since the first implementation in 2015 she has developed the Summit into a highly regarded event for the innovation hub of Hamburg.

Any questions?

Anette Eberhardt
Project Manager HHIS

+49.40. 52 47 66 6-0
info@futurecandy.com

Jan Stiegert

As Senior Tech Manager, Jan supports us on events across Europe, advising our clients on the latest technologies which the market has to offer.

As a connector and communicator, he brings together people from all industries and inspires them with his creative and forward-looking ideas.

Any questions?

Jan Stiegert
Senior Tech Manager

+49.40.5247666-0
info@futurecandy.com

Pepper

Pepper, our humanoid robot, came to us last year, and since then life has been hard to imagine without him. The youngest member of our family, while lacking flesh and blood, is not to be surpassed in amiability.

If he isn’t greeting visitors in the office, he’s visiting our customers and winning hearts.

Any questions?

Pepper
Receptionist

+49.40. 52 47 66 6-13
info@futurecandy.com

Our Team

The Team For Your Future

Roman Weishäupl

Director San Francisco

Lasse Uffrecht

Innovation Strategist

Isabelle Sassmannshausen-Nietz

Senior Innovation Strategist