Philipp Schäfer

Philipp Schäfer

Director of Design & UX

Philipp is an executive design leader living in Munich, Germany. He was a Managing Director and Associated Partner at IDEO, co-founded the Munich office of SinnerSchrader as Executive Director, and co-founded the Hamburg office of Razorfish and Spray, bringing disciplines like Interaction and Experience Design to Germany in 1997. At the core of his work he always formed and lead interdisciplinary teams and supported them to deliver world-class results, combining strategy, technology and creativity.

Philipp is passionate about humanizing technology and providing the space and culture, where new things will happen. He has a foundation in user centered design, interaction design, technology and digital strategy and loves to push the boundaries of traditional thinking and undiscovered possibilities.

His international consulting and design experience spans from financial services, media, tourism, non-profit organizations to telecommunications, healthcare, high-tech, fashion and the automotive industries.

Philipp joined ExB in 2016 to unify high tech research and state of the art software development with design. He’s creating a new kind of modular, trainable AI platform (SaaS, on-premise and/or embedded) to develop the cognitive tools of the future today.