CV Dr.-Ing. Thomas Wenzel

Study and Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen, Aachen University of Technology

1984 RWTH Aachen:

  • Research fellow at the Institute of Reactor Technology
      Development of ceramic materials, patent application
  • Head of ceramic materials and hydrogen technology
      Acquisition, financing and management of research projects
  • Personal advisor to the university president
      Cooperations with universities in Korea, USA and Egypt

1990 ABB:

  • Head of Business Development, Nuremberg
      Definition new series
  • Executive assistant, Mannheim
      Restructuring production
  • Program Manager, Moscow
      Establishment of international distribution agency for industrial investment in Russia
  • VP Export Large Projects ABB, Zurich
      Project successes: refinery Poland, power plants Portugal, Egypt, Romania
  • Director Service Ventures ABB Alstom Power, Brussels
      M & A, establishing joint venture in India

2001 M-Tech AG medium-sized company for Traffic Engineering, Denkendorf:

  • Member of the Executive Board, General plenipotentiary
  • CTO
      Development and market launch of a new product family
  • Head of international subsidiaries
      Board Director subsidiary SBH China, Shanghai
      Development of business field China, development with Tongji University, Shanghai
      Board Director subsidiary Traffic Hungaria Kft, Budapest
      Restructuring production
  • CEO of Startup M-Unicomp GmbH, Berlin: Turnaround
      first foreign project in China

2006 Siemens AG, Munich:

  • VP for Innovations, Strategy
      Development of a new business model with a new IT system in China (Guangzhou)
      Country / product strategies in Europe, Asia, benchmarking
      Establishment of decentralized sales and service «distributor network» in China
      Construction of the «Intermodal Traffic Management» business unit, China, USA, NL

2014 Siemens / next47, Munich:

  • Senior Director of Venture Technology
      Acquisition / Management Projects of the Corporate Startup Collaboration, joint development projects of startups with Siemens business units

2017 Startup to corporate:

  • Foundation of startup to corporate


  • Integration of different types of data for traffic counting
  • Securing level crossings
  • Measuring system as a basis for emissions trading in road traffic
  • System for determining the exact traffic situation from telephone data
  • Ductile ceramics

These patents were created during project optimization as a project manager, and have been registered in Germany, Europe and China