Natalja Kleiner

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Natalja Kleiner
Department Manager
Innovation, Strategy and Transfer

studied computer science at the University of Karlsruhe (TH). During her studies, she focussed on telematics and information systems. In her diploma thesis, she analysed the impact of using agent-based mechanisms for intersection control on fuel consumption and emissions of fuel-operated vehicles.

From July 2008 to September 2018, she worked at the FZI in the Information Process Engineering research department. There, she conducted research in various projects on the topics of intelligent disruption management in logistics networks and big data-supported disruption management in production.

Since October 2018, she has been working in the division Innovation, Strategy and Transfer, where she focuses on the topics of innovation and transfer.

From May 2019 to August 2023, she headed the Innovation, Demonstration and Transfer department and was also responsible for the strategic and operational management of the FZI House of Living Labs.

Since July 2023, she has headed the department Foresight, Strategy and Innovation.

Main areas of work and research:

– Disruption management in logistics networks
– Disruption management in production
– Flexible payment systems for services
– Big data in production
– Artificial Intelligence
– Knowledge and technology transfer
– Strategic foresight and innovation management
– Quality management

Headquarters Karlsruhe


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