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We develop groundbreaking business models and product and service concepts that will significantly change your business in projects.
We are your companion for all topics of innovation.

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The team for your future
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.

Nick Sohnemann Founder & Managing Director
Founder & Managing Director 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 are 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.

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.

Jasmin Krug Innovation Manager
Jasmin Krug Innovation Manager

As a Junior Innovation Manager at FUTURE CANDY, Jasmin supports our innovation projects in the areas of Consulting & Events. There she brings in her knowledge from her dual event management studies. In order to deepen her know-how, she will start a part-time master’s in digital business & innovation in 2022.

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.

Tim Harms Junior Innovation Manager
Junior Innovation Manager Tim Harms

As a Junior Innovation Manager Tim supports the team in the segments Event & Tech Flat.

He contributes his knowledge from his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus on business informatics.

Oleksandra Deymont Research
Oleksandra Deymont Research

Get to know our new Innovation Consulting Intern, Oleksandra. After finishing her Bachelor’s degree in Management, Oleksandra joined the Future Candy team for an internship.

Before starting her career at Future Candy, she had diverse experience working in start-ups located in Ukraine and United States of America. During the internship, she will be involved in all the ongoing projects from Consulting to Marketing.

Moving forward Oleksandra wants to build her career in Consulting.

Malean Wüstemann Junior Marketing Managerin
Junior Marketing Managerin Malean Wüstemann

Malean, who previously worked as a marketing intern, now takes on the tasks of planning and implementing FUTURE CANDY’s marketing strategy. In addition to her work on the marketing front, she is also busy writing her thesis. From managing social media to designing the website, producing video content, and creating newsletters – everything you see and read about FUTURE CANDY has been influenced by Malean. She is responsible for developing marketing campaigns and creating content for the company’s various marketing channels.

Isabella Pfeil Junior Innovation Consultant
Isabella Pfeil Junior Innovation Consultant

Isabella, who initially started as an intern in the area of Innovation Consulting at FUTURE CANDY, now supports us in all areas with great dedication. After her high school graduation, she gained initial experience through an internship at TUI Germany and deepened her knowledge during a two-month language course in South Korea, which provided her with valuable insights, especially in planning and executing trips. Her experiences make her an invaluable support, especially on our Innovation Field Trips.

For the upcoming winter semester, Isabella plans to start studying in the field of economics.

Laura Ehlers Innovation Consultant
Laura Ehlers Innovation Consultant

As an Innovation Consultant, Laura supports our clients in innovation projects. Her journey took her through an M.B.A. program in Digital and Media Management, leading to in-house consulting at Future Candy.

Her specialty is international trends, which she first expanded during her two-year stay in San Francisco. There, she not only honed her intercultural skills but also gained deep insights into the world of innovation and the startup scene, later deepening this knowledge as an in-house consultant in the International Team. During her studies, she expanded her knowledge, especially in the field of artificial intelligence, to better understand the impact of modern technologies in everyday life. In her role as an Innovation Consultant, Laura combines her academic expertise with practical experience to assist companies in developing and implementing groundbreaking ideas.

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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