Andrea Bauer is an innovation advocate, tech evangelist, network builder, and community lover. She is the founder of BEAM Studio, a business consultancy that creates innovation spaces and processes for digital business development, and the co-founder and Managing Director of D.DAY Network, a think thank and a community of leading thinkers and creators dedicated to help aspire and establish an holistic understanding on the effects of our digital era.
By always being fascinated by the question how technology can improve our everyday lives, she became a project, innovation, network, and communications specialist, who loves establishing new solutions and bringing innovators together to create a larger impact. Therefor she creates the conditions that encourage new ideas, while also creating events to discuss and reflect innovative concepts on a meta-level.
Andrea Bauer has been working in tech projects for more than 10 years, from ideation and strategy development, over technical project and partner management, to the go2market phase. This way she established the whole mobile marketing and service strategy for Sparkasse and established several mobile services out of this, where involved in divers negotiations with strategic partnerships and formed and coached the internal organization towards mobile innovation and new operative structures. She also helped the internal processes at BMW to establish excellence in the development of mobile applications.
Besides she is a contributor to innovation platforms like BlockchainHub, POC21, or re:publica in the role of a board member, co-creator, moderator, or speaker. She supports young start-up with mentorship in the program of Project Flying Elephant and the startupbootcamp. Her partner network includes Soho House, OuiShare, AGORA, Perestroika, and many other creative and technology collectives. Her practical work is based on her academic education as a fellow student of University St. Gallen and University of Arts Berlin.