Nihan works as a Service Designer and Advisor at Futurice in Munich. Before, she used to work as teaching assistant for the Stanford Design Thinking program ME310 at the University of St.Gallen. During that period, she has also been working as a Design Thinking Coach for corporates. As a trained industrial & strategic designer, Nihan holds a M.Sc. degree in Strategic Product Design with highest distinction from the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands. Above that, she is strongly driven by her intellectual curiosity and has a high affinity for technical innovation, human factors & managerial relations. Through her work at the design consultant agency npk design in Leiden, her repeated participation in the worldwide student design competition – Formula Student and through her graduation at Volkswagen Spin-Off Service Innovation Labs in Berlin, Nihan obtained a deep understanding in business, design and engineering to eventually become a crossbreed designer.