Managing Directory, designaffairs Group, Munich
Michael Lanz came to designaffairs in 1991 (then design department of Siemens AG) after completing his studies at the University of Wuppertal, specializing in product design. There he worked in different positions.
During his time at Siemens and designaffairs, Lanz has won a number of prestigious design awards. Lanz worked as a lecturer in technical design at TU Dresden in 2007/08 and 2010/11. He regularly gives lectures on the subject of design, design process and trends and is a frequently member of the jury of various internationally renowned design awards.
In addition to his role as a managing director of designaffairs, from mid-April 2014 until end of July 2018 Michael has been head of the institute “Product & Transportation Design" as well as head of the bachelor and master program "Industrial Design" at the internationally renowned FH JOANNEUM in Graz, Austria.
Since August 2018 Michael Lanz is a Managing Director at Accenture/designaffairs and head of the designaffairs studio Munich.