Fabienne Hansen

Head of Product Innovation & Design

Fabienne is leading the Product Innovation & Design Group at Mercedes-Benz Vans in Silicon Valley, transforming ideas into tangible prototypes.
As one of the first employees of Mercedes-Benz’s Future Transportation initiative, she helped building a new footprint from scratch in Menlo Park, California, and scaling the team to over 40 people in two years.

Fabienne comes from a diverse innovation experience through Lufthansa, Volkswagen, Porsche, and frog Design, before joining Mercedes-Benz Vans. She graduated from Hamburg University in Germany with a dual Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Business and studied abroad at Columbia University in New York.

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