Curriculum Vitae

Qian QinMy first name is Qian [pronouced chien, ch like china], last name is Qin [pronouced chin]. I am a Dipl.-Ing. (equiv. m.Sc.) in Computer Engineering.

I was born in Guangxi, China on May 21st, 1984 and moved to Berlin, Germany in 1989.

I speak Chinese (Mandarin), German and English. You can find a shortened version of my CV here.

Work Experience

BSH Digital Ventures GmbH (2018-2020)
Managing Director of the company builder of BSH Home Appliances Group
  • Accelerating existing digital hardware business models
  • Evaluating and pretotyping potential new digital hardware business models
  • Introducing effective and fast innovation processes to the corporate world
  • Managing fast hardware development in Shenzhen, China
  • Scouting of manufacturers in China for IoT products
  • Developing and building low cost proof of concepts
Natural Dental Implants AG (2017-2018)
Project Management, IT, Investor Relations, Business Development
  • Fundraising: new record for biggest startup crowd-investing campaign on Companisto (2.5M EUR)
  • Managing seamless relocation of company with medical product production site without production downtime
  • Organizing pilots with new partners for distribution
  • Evaluating market entry for China
Panono GmbH (2012-2017)
Founder, Company Officer with Statutory Authority (Prokurist)
  • Building the company with 37 employees
  • Development, certification (CE, FCC/IC, RoHS, etc.) and
    international roll-out (WEEE, customs, etc.) of a new innovative
    throwable camera (as Chief Technology Officer)
  • Creating of a new market with EUR 2.7M revenue in the first year
    after launch (as Vice President Business Development)
  • Acquiring high seven digit venture funds (as Vice President
    Investor Relations)
  • Fundraising: new record for biggest startup crowd-investing campaign on
    Companisto (EUR 1.6M)
  • Fundraising: new record for biggest crowd-funding campaign from Germany
    (USD 1.25M)
  • Taken over by an investor through an asset-deal


  • First Prize “Business Plan Competition Berlin-Brandenburg”
  • First Prize “IKT Innovativ Gründerwettbewerb”
  • First Prize “Pitch im Paternoster”
  • Innovation Prize from the “Gesellschaft für Informatik”
  • Honored with “Deutschland Land der Ideen”


Technische Universität Berlin (2003-2012)
Jiao-Tong University (2006)
  • Semester abroad in Shanghai, China