we are

the future

We inspire, move and create new things with you.
In projects we develop groundbreaking business models and product and service concepts that will significantly change your business.
We are your companion for all topics of innovation.

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The team for your future
Nick Sohnemann Founder/CEO
Founder/CEO
Nick Sohnemann

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

The cosmopolitan from Hamburg and a practicing scientist is internationally on the hunt for state-of-the-art methods and tools for successful innovations. As a pragmatic problem solver and strategic “business brain”, he has been supporting companies on their way to innovation since 2008.

Justus Peter Director Business Development
Director Business Development
Justus Peter

Justus is our Director Business Development.

With over 15 years of professional experience as a media manager, he is the structure master and sparring partner for the Future Candy experts and clients and drives the development of the agency forward.

Wolf Fieger Experience Manager
Experience Manager
Wolf Fieger

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

After working in advertising and consulting, his master’s degree in business psychology and various projects in the event sector, Wolf is the competent contact person for events of all kinds and provides creative input for the team and our customers.

Nikolai Pröhl Senior Product Manager
Senior Product Manager
Nikolai Pröhl

Nikolai is Product Manager at FUTURE CANDY and is always on the lookout for the latest technologies. He has been responsible for our TECH FLAT technology subscription since day one and therefore he is an expert in innovative technologies.

Thanks to his affinity for technology, he has a good feeling for the latest innovations and is therefore gladly consulted by the team when implementing projects.

 

 

Tobias Kunz Product Manager
Product Manager
Tobias Kunz

As Product Manager at FUTURE CANDY Tobias is the direct contact person for our TECH FLAT. He is an expert in innovation management and knows how to sustainably integrate new technologies into the innovation process.

He is constantly on the lookout for new technologies in order to create added value for our customers across the competition.

Roman Weishäupl Director San Francisco
Director San Francisco
Roman Weishäupl

As Director San Francisco at FUTURE CANDY San Francisco he is in constant exchange with the Hamburg office to bring the know-how and working methods of Silicon Valley to Germany.

He helps entrepreneurs and executives to think like a start-up and to promote lean, agile and design thinking methodologies in today’s business environment. As an expert and on-site man, he supports our Silicon Valley tours and helps our clients to organize individual trips or workshops.

Axel Gutschenreiter Freelancer Content & Design
Freelancer Content & Design
Axel Gutschenreiter

Axel supports us as a freelancer and is responsible for design and communication on all our channels.

As a designer, social media expert and curator he coordinates and plans content and often takes the camera at our events.

Anne Wichter Accountant
Accountant
Anne Wichter

Originally working in the tourism industry, Anne is our accountant responsible for financial accounting and bookkeeping.

With her cheeky cologne manner she manages the inquiries of the customers skilfully and gives helpful worldly wisdom on the side.

Anette Eberhardt Project Manager HHIS
Project Manager HHIS
Anette Eberhardt

Anette is our special representative for HAMBURG INNOVATION SUMMIT (#HHIS).

As the responsible project manager, she has accompanied the #HHIS since the idea was first conceived, has played a major role in the development of the concept and has developed the Summit into a highly regarded event for Hamburg as a location for innovation since its first implementation in 2015.

Lars Kofahl Trainee
Trainee
Lars Kofahl

Lars has an eye on the daily business in the Hamburg office, does product research and supports the team in project management and in the preparation of TECH FLAT.

In his search for inspiration for the future, there was no way around FUTURE CANDY. Now he applies the knowledge from his business management studies in practice, always with a focus on an economic perspective.

Pepper Receptionist
Receptionist
Pepper

Pepper, the humanoid robot, joined us last year and since then it is hard to imagine the world without him. The youngest member of our family may not be flesh and blood, but he is hard to beat in kindness.

When he is not in the office welcoming our visitors, he introduces himself and his skills to new customers and shows off his skills.

Mike J Herter Managing Director FUTURE CANDY SUISSE
Managing Director FUTURE CANDY SUISSE
Mike J Herter

The Hamburg-based innovation agency Future Candy is establishing an office in Zurich as part of its expansion strategy. Mike J. Herter, an experienced innovation and market expert, takes over as Managing Director to expand the business.

Hendrik Abeln Junior Innovation Strategist
Junior Innovation Strategist
Hendrik Abeln

As a Junior Innovation Strategist, Hendrik is mainly responsible for the development and implementation of the inspiration phase of the innovation process.

Due to his degree in Management and Economics, Hendrik always has the economic components in mind in order to realize a holistic and sustainable strategy around innovation.

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    NICK SOHNEMANN Founder & CEO +49 40 52 47 66 6-0 nick@futurecandy.com
    FUTURE CANDY GmbH Gotenstraße 6 20097 Hamburg Germany