About us

We empower the next generation of human-centered digital product makers

Our team and ecosystem make Digital Product School an unique and unforgettable place to begin your innovation adventure.

We believe that the work we do will have a positive impact on people’s lives and the planet. With our strong partners and ecosystem, DPS is a place where innovation can thrive. It is also a healthy space for people to learn, grow and drive change.

We are part of Europe’s largest ecosystem for entrepreneurship and innovation


We are affiliated with UnternehmerTUM - Europe’s leading center for innovation and business creation. Through its unique matching of talents, technologies, capital and customers, UnternehmerTUM actively identifies and helps new businesses grow. Through its team of more than 300 employees, it supports entrepreneurs on their journey from training to venture capital and on to success.

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Entrepreneurship Center

UnternehmerTUM's main office is located in the Entrepreneurship Center of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) at the research campus in Garching. With more than 12,000 students in five faculties and hundrets of scientists, the campus is the largest of all TUM locations.

The Entrepreneurship Center is also home to the TUM Entrepreneurship Research Institute, whose research findings directly impact the promotion of entrepreneurship. It also accommodates the high-tech prototyping workshop MakerSpace and the café Herr Lichtenberg.

World-class research institutes such as the Max Planck Institutes, the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the European Southern Observatory (ESO), and institutes of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) are nearby and provide access to an interdisciplinary network of research and innovation.

Us in a nutshell

How we work

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Work in an inspiring start-up athomsphere in UnternehmerTUM's headquater, located at the research campus of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Garching.

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We value everyone as a person. We coach participants individually and help them to grow as a person, in the team, and on their challenges.

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Learn from our experts about how to utilize best-in-class innovation frameworks: design thinking, lean start-up and agile working methods.

Who we are

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Digital Product School is founded 2017.

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We are located in the heart of Munich.

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We are proudly connected with 800 alumni.

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We have supported more than 150 teams.

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We are hosting a community of likeminded product-makers called DPS global.

The heart-throbs of innovation

Our core team consists of a group of experts in roles typically found in a successful start-up.

Before joining DPS each gained long-term experience in digital product development while working at tech-startups, corporates and in academia. Together they guide and support participants to develop a user-centric digital product in an agile team.

The Core Team

We looking forward to meeting you :)

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Afsaneh Asaei

Head of Artificial Intelligence

I bridge the gap between human aspirations and AI capabilities.

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Annina Schaupp

Lead Team Development Coach

I equip the teams with agile working methods and help them adopt a meaningful workflow.

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Bastian Rieder

Head of Product Marketing

I spread the word about DPS and motivate talents to apply.

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Brigitte Weber

Product Management Coach

I enjoy guiding people to reach hidden potential and create unique products.

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Daniel Bedö

Head of Software Engineering

I hope with my expertise I can help teams avoid the same mistakes I made at the beginning of my career.

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Lorenz Hutterer

Head of Operations & Business Development

I help the teams to leverage their value creation potential.

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Marcus Paeschke

Head of Interaction Design

I bring compelling interactions to life through advanced prototyping.

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Michael Stockerl

Director Digital Product School

I help teams to identify and overcome technical risks in their solutions.

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Natthagorn Murr

Product Manager Operations

I organize all events at DPS and throw the best end of training parties.

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Nebojsa Milic

Frontend Engineer & Coach

I support the teams to add engaging user interfaces to their websites and  applications.

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Kathrin Opielka

Product Marketing Manager & Coach

I support our teams in moving from products to brands.

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Steffen Kastner

Head of Product Management

I love to stir things up with provocative questions.

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Tobias Kalkowsky

Agile Coach

I build self organized and fast learning teams.

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Philip Prestele

Principal Program Manager GovTech

I love to connect people and to track down for new challenges.

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Melike Bilbey

Head of Interaction Design & UX Designer

I support you during the design process and have a good eye on aesthetics.

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Natasha Barsova

Frontend Developer & Coach

I support teams in everything to do with the frontend and mobile development.

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Eya Rabeh

Platform Engineer & Coach

I support in enhancing the developer experience to boost teams' efficiency and maximize their productivity.

Want to be part of the team?

Job opportunity

We have open positions.

Got some questions?

We have answers to all your frequently asked questions and we are also happy to help with individual questions.

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