Jury

Wolfgang K. Meyer-Hayoz

Wolfgang K. Meyer-Hayoz studied mechanical engineering, visual communication and industrial design and graduated from the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. After a number of years as an in-house designer in industry, he founded the Meyer-Hayoz Design Engineering Group in 1985. The multiple award-winning company works in the fields of medical engineering, biotechnology, life sciences as well as on the design of machines, robots and other appliances. The company also advises start-ups as well as multinationals in the areas of design strategy, industrial design, user-interface design, temporary architecture and communication design.

From 1987 to 1993, Wolfgang K. Meyer-Hayoz was honorary president of the Swiss Design Association (SDA). He serves as jury member on international design panels and is a member of the Association of German Industrial Designers (VDID) and the Swiss Management Society (SMG). In addition, he is a member of the group of supporters for the Institute of Marketing at the University of St. Gallen and chairs change management and turnaround projects in the field of design strategy.

Wolfgang K. Meyer-Hayoz