Management Team

Dr. Tatjana Samsonowa


Tatjana Samsonowa is impacting innovation with entrepreneurship. She worked as innovation and relationship manager at SAP, before she founded IPERF, the International Institute for Research and Innovation Management, and, an innovation consulting boutique.

As a scholar of the German National Academic Foundation, she received a degree in European Business Management from the University of Applied Sciences, Worms and studied Intl. Business Administration at the University Iberoamericana, Mexico. In 2011, she received a PhD in information science from TU Darmstadt.

Dr. Sebastian Denef


Sebastian Denef is working at the cutting-edge of computer science shaping human-computer interaction with artificial intelligence. Prior, he worked as innovation manager for iconmobile, pioneering mobile apps, and, as a fellow at the Fraunhofer Institute, safety-critical IoT applications.

Sebastian received a PhD in Industrial Design Engineering from Technical University Delft, the Netherlands and, as a scholar of the German National Academic foundation, a degree in Media System Design from University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, with a thesis at the Xi’an Institute of Post and Telecommunications, China.