We are Bio-Hybrid.
Together.

As a startup within the Schaeffler Group we are a steadily growing team. We share the vision of creating something new and exciting, changing mobility and making urban life more liable. 

Many individuals.
One vision.

Patrick Seidel
Patrick Seidel

When it comes to new mobility concepts, Patrick is a pioneer. Convinced of this personal type of mobility, Patrick, who has a master’s in industrial engineering, has been supporting the development and concept design of the Bio-Hybrid in leading roles since 2014. Within the team he’s responsible for strategy and business development. In this role, he benefits from his experience at Breakthrough Innovationen and as a consultant for innovation management and corporate venturing.

Dr. Simon Opel
Dr. Simon Opel

Electric mobility has been a continuous theme in Simon’s professional career. Prior to his role at Bio-Hybrid GmbH, where he’s responsible for the development of the total vehicle, Simon, who has a PhD in engineering, was head of Schaeffler’s motorsport department where he led the development of the electric powertrain for Formula E up to the title win. He initially joined Schaeffler as an assistant to the Deputy CEO and CTO. 

Jakub Fukacz
Jakub Fukacz

A keen eye for innovative topics, exciting stories and new marketing concepts in the mobility and technology environment are part of Jakub’s line of work. The communications expert is the voice of Bio-Hybrid GmbH and responsible for marketing and communications. After working for the Volkswagen Group, Deutsche Telekom and Suzuki he joined Schaeffler where he most recently was responsible for electric mobility, motorsport and innovation topics. 

Gerald Vollnhals
Gerald Vollnhals

In the former co-founder of Govecs, the Europe-wide leader in the field of electric scooters, the Bio-Hybrid team managed to recruit someone who’s a guarantee for success. Gerald leads the Bio-Hybrid project out of conviction and is familiar with the startup scene like no-one else. With a master’s in physics, the co-founder of Meisterwerk Ventures and former executive board member of Immobilienscout 24 GmbH epitomizes networking and intrapreneurship.

Josef Hackner
Josef Hackner

Many years of experience in leading roles of developing and optimizing production systems and the design of logistic processes make the specialist for innovation management an important pillar of Bio-Hybrid GmbH. Josef is responsible for production and logistics and contributes decades of expertise to the development and planned industrialization of the Bio-Hybrid.

Dr. Alexander Schaub
Dr. Alexander Schaub

Alex is an expert in the field of automation technology and robotics. Before joining Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid GmbH, Alex, who has a PhD in engineering, was engaged in research work of autonomous driving at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), among other things. Alex earned his PhD in robotics at TU Munich and has an MBA from HEC Paris. On the Bio-Hybrid GmbH team, the technology enthusiast and soccer fan is responsible for all digital transformation topics.