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Dr. Volker Bilgram

Employee, Managing Director, HYVE - the innovation company

München, Germany

Skills

Digital Innovation
Innovation Strategy
Co-Creation
Open Innovation
Research 2.0
Crowdsourcing
Business Model Innovation
Collaborative Innovation
Innovation Management
User Centric Innovation
Lean Startup Method
Lead User Method
Community Based Innovation
New Product Development
Ideation
Social Media Research
Netnography
Consumer Insights
Innovation
Agile Development

Timeline

Professional experience for Volker Bilgram

  • Current 6 years and 6 months, since 2015

    Managing Director

    HYVE - the innovation company

    At HYVE, Volker supports clients such as Audi, Beiersdorf, Intel, P&G and Unilever to develop new products, services and business models applying digital innovation tools and co-creation strategies. The HYVE Group offers an integrated approach to innovation combining competencies in the areas of market research, design, product development and software solutions for online communities and idea management under one roof.

  • Current 9 years and 6 months, since 2012

    Associated Researcher

    RWTH Aachen University

    As an associated researcher at RWTH Aachen University, Volker investigates co-creation as a consumer empowerment and digital branding instrument. His work has been published in journals such as the International Journal of Innovation Management, Marketing Review St. Gallen and Harvard Business Manager.

  • 2012 - 2014

    Team Lead Innovation Research

    Hyve Innovation Research GmbH

  • 2010 - 2012

    Senior Project Manager

    HYVE AG

  • 2008 - 2010

    Project Manager

    HYVE AG

  • 2006 - 2007

    Product Management

    AOL Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG

    Communication Services, Mobile Applications

  • 2005 - 2005

    Corporate Development

    Fru-Con Corporation / Bilfinger Berger AG

Educational background for Volker Bilgram

  • 2012 - 2017

    Technologie- und Innovationsmanagement

    RWTH Aachen University

  • 5 years and 8 months, Oct 2002 - May 2008

    International Business Law

    Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

    Industrie und Handel, Innovationsmanagement

Languages

  • German

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  • English

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Interests

Songwriting
Laufen
Badminton
Travel-Lit
Gardening
Basketball
Finance
Tree Climbing
Trying hard to love Twitter

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