Prof. Anne Bergner is Professor of Integrated Product Design at the Coburg University of Applied Science, Germany. Among her various teaching assignments, she has been a visiting professor at the Bauhaus University in Weimar / Germany and visiting lecturer at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati / India.
She began her career as a designer for Siemens AG and Gaggenau Hausgeraete (Gaggenau Home Appliances). For her work, she has been recognized and awarded with several design prizes. Since 2001 Anne is working as a design and communication adviser and innovation consultant for renown companies, such as BMW AG and Hitachi. Her research work focuses on interdisciplinary design processes, design communication as well as the early stages of innovation as a member of the research group better ideas (Munich, Germany).