Managing Director BE5, UnternehmerTUM GmbH
Dr. Ing. Manuel Goetzendoerfer is founder and Managing Director of the innovation and digitization platform BE5. Together with well-known established companies, promising start-ups, smart talents and relevant stakeholders, he drives innovation, ventures and business transformation in the built environment sector. Embedded in the unique ecosystem of UnternehmerTUM, one of the leading entrepreneurship hubs in Europe, BE5 makes an important contribution to the digital transformation of this industry sector. After studying architecture at University of Applied Sciences Wuerzburg, which Manuel Goetzendoerfer completed in 2005, he graduated as Master of Business Administration at Technical University (TU) Munich in 2007. His dissertation about innovation management and design thinking was conducted at TU Munich and Stanford University. Manuel Goetzendoerfer has more than 10 years of experience in management consulting with a focus on innovation management, new business development, start-up incubation and venturing in different industries. In addition, he founded several start-ups.