Meet some of our
Fast Forwarders



HELLA Fast Forward>> is all about people, and moving great ideas forward, together. We foster a highly collaborative culture made up of diverse ideas, backgrounds, skills, passions, and unique experiences. From here, we are capable to shape the future of mobility.

See what some of our team members are saying about dreaming, doing, and disrupting, together.

Petronela is a world explorer driven by a curiosity to know and build within the 'unknown'. From strategy to consulting to innovation, her vision has always been led by one motto: "There's a way to do it better. Find it!" (Edison)...together!
Petronela
Head of HFFW & Lead of Innovation Predevelopment
For the last 10 years, Carlos has worked alongside leading global researchers to bring quantum computing into practice. Now, as part of HFFW>>, he is exploring and developing artificial intelligence technologies for the mobility world.
Carlos
Quantum Computing Scientist PhD
Game-programmer, electronic music composer, machine learning and cognitive science enthusiast, Moritz has versatile interests but one of his biggest ones is to know what drives us and makes us 'intelligent' creatures.
Moritz
Machine Learning Scientist
From mathematics to software development, from project management to venture building, from business strategy to pitching. Marian is the “brighter” soul of a startup and... “I always knew that one day I will lead a tech startup.”
Marian
Alumnus, Entrepreneur, co-founder Brighter.ai
Merging digital layers with our physical world is what Lionel does and loves. As a hybrid between IT and business he builds novel solutions together with the talented and nice people he meets along the way.
Lionel
Software Development, Intrapreneur
With a background in fundamental research, Karsten now enjoys creating real world applications. By combining deep electronics know-how and execution, he is committed to identify future disruptive ideas to better the world.
Karsten
Experimental Physicist PhD
Nicole has always loved the versatility and complexity of working with different people and cultures. Starting in hospitality she then moved into the Incubation and creativity space to embrace new creative and organisational challenges.
Nicole
Operations Manager
Born and raised in Israel, Asaf brings to the team the Israeli entrepreneurial mindset and a wealth of international business experiences. “My goal is conveying our daring vision into a business success”.
Asaf
Alumnus, Entrepreneur, co-founder Brighter.ai
Nikolay loves to play with tech in a constant quest to build cool new stuff. He built his career mixing hardware and software skills in the drone and blockchain space before launching YPTOKEY from within HFFW>>.
Nikolay
Mechanical / Software Engineer, Yptokey co-founder
Daniel graduated in International Media and Computing and started his career at HFFW>> as a working student. He is a fan of distributed ledger technologies and is currently working on the next HFFW>> blockchain and IoT solution.
Daniel
Computer Scientist, Intrapreneur, IoT
Tomas is a multimedia designer who focuses on creating human-centric digital interfaces that deliver awesome experiences. Combined with his interest in entrepreneurship he wants to reach his startup dream by becoming a HFFW>>er.
Tomas
Digital Product Development
Will began his career crunching numbers in finance and working as an operations and project manager. His entrepreneurial spirit made him join HFFW>> to explore impactful blockchain ideas in the IoT space and start his business.
Will
Business Development, Blockchain

Where do you fit in this picture?


Do you relate to any of the following types of people? If so, we’d like to talk with you.

Entrepreneur

“I thrive on risk-taking. I want to start new companies.”

Scientist

“Experimenting with new ideas and being inventive excites me.”

Inventor

“I love imagining and creating, using the latest technologies.”