Director Innovation, Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
Dr.Hardy Kietzmann studied physics in Cologne and made his PhD in experimental physics at research center Juelich (FZJ). He has been working within Sanofi Group for more than 20 years in various functions. Mid of 2012 he took the newly created role as Director Innovation. In this function he is scouting for the non-pharmaceutical business development projects for Sales & Marketing in areas like Digital Health, Devices and Diagnostics with the main target to support the existing pharmaceutical products. Since 2015 he also supports digital health accelerators like StartUpBootCamp and others as mentor and more generally as speaker at innovation congresses.