Dr. habil. Roland Heinz, MBA

In 1995 Dr. habil. Roland Heinz finished his Doctorate in physical chemistry at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz. After three years in research in Minneapolis and Berlin for Elf Atochem he worked as a business consultant for Essilor at Lausanne, Switzerland and in the same he passed his MBA.

From 1999 on he started working for Philips Lighting in Hamburg as product manager, segment manager and head of training. In 2014 he successfully launched his own service company together with other business partners.

Today, within the SCE-team Dr. Roland Heinz manages a consulting and training program in the field of new venturing and business development which is explicitly dedicated to scientists and industry partners.

In parallel he is engaged in teaching activities. At the University of Applied Science in Munich Dr. Roland Heinz gives lectures in entrepreneurship and design thinking. In addition he teaches in the field of lighting and display technology at the University of Graz, Austria. 

His personal interest is related to coaching, marketing, co-venturing and lighting.