Basic

Nancy Birkhölzer

Employee, Managing Director, PwC IXDS GmbH

Berlin, Germany

Skills

Digital Transformation
Innovation Management
Service Design
Design
Design Management
Strategie
Strategy
Business Strategy
Startup-Beratung
Start-up Consulting
Start-ups
Innovation
Innovationsmanagement
Product Development
Product Innovation
Produktentwicklung
Produktinnovation
User Experience
User Centered Design
New Work
Industrie 4.0
Design Thinking
Mobility Solutions
Smart Cities
Smart Home
Smart Manufacturing
Organisationsentwicklung
Organisationsberatung
Business Transformation
Organisational Design

Timeline

Professional experience for Nancy Birkhölzer

  • Current , since Feb 2020

    Managing Director

    PwC IXDS GmbH

    Nancy is Managing Director at PwC IXDS GmbH since IXDS became part of the PwC network in 2020. With her passion for building impactful organizations and teams, she joined IXDS in 2012 as Managing Partner, growing it to a team of 70 with studios in Berlin and Munich. Prior to IXDS she established Fjord’s Germany studio in 2007 in her role as Managing Director, followed by a Group Director role in 2011 to build Fjord’s global Service Design Academy. Fjord is part of Accenture Interactive since 2013.

  • Current , since Aug 2018

    Member of the Supervisory Board

    betterplace.org

  • Current , since Oct 2012

    Mentor

    Berlin Startup Academy

  • 7 years and 5 months, Sep 2012 - Jan 2020

    Managing Partner

    IXDS GmbH

  • 5 months, Oct 2012 - Feb 2013

    Visiting Professor for Service Design

    GUC

  • 1 month, Nov 2012 - Nov 2012

    Conference Committee

    TEDx Fulbright

    Part of the conference team that organised the first European TEDx Fulbright conference.

  • 1 year, Sep 2011 - Aug 2012

    Group Director, Service Design Academy

    Fjord

    Establishing and managing Fjord's global Service Design Academy

  • 1 month, Jun 2012 - Jun 2012

    Conference Co-Host

    Service Design Network Germany

    Co-hosted the first national conference of the International Service Design Network.

  • 4 years and 4 months, May 2007 - Aug 2011

    Managing Director

    Fjord GmbH

    Establishing and managing Fjord's Berlin studio

  • 6 months, Oct 2006 - Mar 2007

    Senior Interaction Designer

    Yahoo! Mobile, User Experience Design

  • 4 years and 1 month, Sep 2002 - Sep 2006

    User Experience Manager

    Vodafone Group Marketing

  • 2002 - 2002

    Associate User Experience

    Sapient

  • 2001 - 2002

    Senior Interaction Designer

    Fontana Diseño

  • 2000 - 2001

    Interaction Designer, Diplomand

    Cutup

  • 2000 - 2000

    Interaction Designer

    Trilogy

  • 1999 - 2000

    Interaction Designer

    Dynamic Diagrams

Educational background for Nancy Birkhölzer

  • 1999 - 2000

    Brown University, RI/USA

  • 1999 - 2000

    Rhode Island School of Design, RI/USA

  • 1996 - 2001

    University of Applied Sciences Cologne (Köln International School of Design)

Languages

  • German

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  • English

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  • Spanish

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Wants

innovative service ideas
curious clients
ambitious colleagues

Interests

Outdoor sports (Mountainbiking
Snowboarding
Snowshoehiking
Trekking
Running
Diving etc.)
Travelling
Countries & Cultures
Photography
Art & Design

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