Partner & Cofounder of Pilotfish
Born in 1967 in Hamburg, Germany, Marc Nagel graduated in Industrial Design from the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg (HfbK) and completed his post-graduate Industrial Design studies at the École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle (ENSCI) - Les Ateliers in Paris. Following numerous awarded projects for renowned industrial design agencies, he worked as Product Designer, Project Manager & Creative Coach at Van Dijk Eger Associates, later renamed to WeLL Design Associates.
In 2000, Marc and his co-founding partner Harm-Willem Hogenbirk launched Pilotfish, an award-winning strategic design & innovation consultancy specialised in transforming complex electronic technologies into meaningful and desirable user experiences. The company today has offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, and Taipei. Its multinational team of over 30 designers, engineers, and manufacturing experts delivers design concepts, visions and end products to renowned international brands worldwide, including BMW, Bosch, Samsung, Bayer MaterialScience, MINI, Moog and Honeywell.
Pilotfish’ integrated design services cover the entire product development process from research and strategy to ideation, industrial design, user experience design, mechanical engineering, sourcing, tooling, and production. Spurred by its founders’ vision of ‘tangible dreams’, the company also acts as hub of innovation for start-ups and technology providers looking for the right partners to realise their product or service ideas in meaningful ways for end users.
Marc Nagel is currently heading the Pilotfish offices in Berlin and Munich. He is a requested speaker at international design conferences and frequent jury member at national and international design competitions.
Design Awards won with Pilotfish Over 70 national and international design awards since 2000, including numerous iF, red dot, Good Design, IDEA and Taiwan Excellence awards.
Individual Design Awards & Achievements:
1999 GIO Award: Lite-On TFT Flat Screen
1995 Bourse Apies (ANVAR), scholarship for the project "Mammomia"
1995 Exhibition in the Louvre and in La Vilette, Paris, France
1994 Presentation of Les Ateliers (ENSCI) in Taipei, Taiwan during the ICSID: conception, realisation and participation
1992 Exhibition: Braun Prize with the project "Reinigungsmitteltankstelle"
1992 Museum of Arts and Crafts, Hamburg - Furniture II, production and distribution of a mini series of "Dr. Kribben"
1992 Scholarship from Erdwin-Amsinck-Stiftung, Hamburg, Germany
|09:00||Opening, Moderator: Derk Marseille|
|09:10 - 10:00||Keynote: "The Future of Things", Bre Pettis, MakerBot|
|10:00 - 10:30||Keynote: "Interactive robots and our future life", Hiroshi Ishiguro, Intelligent Robotics Laboratory, University Osaka|
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"Otto Bock Science Center Berlin - Begreifen, was uns bewegt - Die Marke ottobock."
Elisabeth Quack, Otto Bock
"Die Evolution des Programmatic Marketing"
Alexander Kiock, diffferent
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"Automatisierte Texterstellung. Wo wir stehen. Wo die Reise hingeht."
Saim Alkan, AX Semantics
"Touch me, and I am yours"
Marc Nagel, pilotfish
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"Intelligente wissensbasierte Algorithmen für individualisiertes Marketing"
Serge Autexier, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
"Der smarte Hundenapf"
Caspar Schmitz und Maciej Puzon, dreikant
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"McTRAX for McDonalds - A Music Making Placemat"
Edward Tetteroo und Jordi Buskermolen, This Page Amsterdam
"Visuelles Helfersystem, das Produkten Mehrwert verleiht"
Kevin Röhl, Iumind
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|14:00 - 14:30||Keynote: "Making Innovation Happen", Josh Valman, RPD International|
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"Die Retail Experience der Zukunft am Beispiel der Telekom Design Gallery"
Stefan Kohn, Deutsche Telekom
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"Do More With Location - Location Based Services and Applications"
Ville Norra, Quuppa
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"Die 4. Dimension am PoS"
Philipp Nottekämper, ppm planung + projekt management gmbh
|16:00 +||Smoothing Out|