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Introducing SousZen

See how Xinova partners with PepsiCo and Innit to launch the new Seattle restaurant tech startup, SousZen, that aims to digitize ‘back of house’.

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Ernst Stottinger

Partner | Innovation Programs

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Ernst translates technologies and ideas into commercial products for global markets. As a former global MNC executive and founder of an award-winning premier industrial design and engineering consultancy, Ernst brings decades of experience in technology R&D, product development and commercialization. He is deeply skilled in global sourcing, manufacturing, supply chains and marketing.

Ernst enjoys challenging the thinking behind the applications of technologies and is always looking for how products can reach their full potential to delight users and satisfy markets. Like other Xinova Innovation Banking players, he excels at leveraging his extensive network and orchestrating teams to achieve breakthroughs in both technology and business. His firm, Essentiel, uses a unique combination of technical and engineering prowess, user-centered design, and product development capabilities to create innovative products and services for a roster of leading global clients.

While Vice President of R&D at AKG Acoustics and Harman International, he played a decisive role in reshaping the company’s telecom and automotive businesses and leveraged Harman’s global engineering and marketing platforms. He also turned the AKG subsidiary into the wireless technology leader of the Pro Audio Business. As leader of the Acoustic Development Group, he developed AKG into the worldwide leader for automotive hands-free microphones and created the best micro speaker platform in the world.

By combining his global corporate systems rigor with his entrepreneurial passion for solving technical design challenges in an agile agency environment, Ernst is a master of designing elegant solutions to real-world business problems.

Our Team

Edward Jung

Founder & CEO

Jorma Ollila

Executive Chairman

Patrick Ennis

Chief Technology Officer

Yong Sung Kim

Chairman APAC

Jason Huemer

Chief Operating Officer

David Kraft

Head of Innovation Services

Ted Leung

Vice President of Engineering

Raine Hermans

Managing Director, Innovation Programs

Sridhar Divakaruni

Vice President of Business Development

Ernst Stottinger

Partner | Innovation Programs

Rob Dhat

Vice President of Innovation Partnerships

Al DeNooyer

Innovation Business Development Representative

Alyssa Moore

Director of Marketing & Communications

Matt Ferguson, PhD

Vice President of Innovation Services

Kevin Williams

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Nick Milanovich

Director | Innovation Services Group

Hsiu-Wu (Jason) Guo

Innovation & Commercialization Development Director

Brett Hertzberg

Legal Consultant

Mark Klopp

Business Development Consultant

Masanobu Katoh

President of Xinova Japan

Madeline Song

Managing Director

Kaori Iguchi

Office Manager

Paul Levins

Co-Founder

Ernst Stottinger

Partner | Innovation Programs

Mai Huong Tran

Consultant

Dan Dongil Kim

Executive Vice President of Finance

Imran Sajjad

Staff Accountant

Stephen King

Entrepreneur in Residence

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