Jakob Pohlisch, Dr.

Before joining the team in 2023, Jakob was an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and a research fellow at the Technical University of Berlin.

Jakob completed his dissertation on open and distributed innovation at the Technical University Berlin, where he also worked as a research associate. He holds a master’s degree in Statistics from the Humboldt University of Berlin and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Technical University Berlin.

During his masters, Jakob co-founded a startup that develops products for highly automated driving to pave the way for autonomous valet parking.

Jakob joined the BTU in September 2023 as the Head of Innovation, Management and Communications at the Energy Innovation Center (EIZ).