ONO is a dynamic group of individuals who are working together to provide innovative, reliable and disruptive urban mobility solutions. We want our cities, boroughs and neighbourhoods to feel closer and better connected! Meet the team making this vision a reality.
Beres is a serial entrepreneur, having founded his first successful venture at the age of 24. He is an active outdoors enthusiast and has travelled extensively. During his student days, he spent several months living in China where he first came in contact with electric scooters, in Chengdu. He was immediately struck by how quiet they were and their smooth navigation through the city.
Months later, he would found his first company importing and servicing electric vehicles in Germany. This company later grew to become pioneers and leaders in the market, while successfully servicing the corporate sector with fleet management and maintenance services.
HEAD OF DESIGN
Murat is a very accomplished automotive designer being the former head of design studios of some of the most iconic traditional car companies, as well as having founded a couple of important clean mobility startups.
Having graduated from London’s prestigious Royal college of Art as well as Harvard, he completed several design commissions before becoming head of global design for both Mercedes-Benz and the Volkswagen Group. For years, Murat has been interested in developing a new form of transportation that is more in tune with today’s reality, both in usage and sustainability.
HEAD OF ENGINEERING
Philipp’s fascination with vehicles was born from his passion for racing. Even in his university days, he participated in numerous competitions in the Formula E community. He is still involved in this community as both a judge and a mentor.
An automotive engineering graduate from Berlin’s Technical University, Philipp has become a reputable expert in light electric vehicles, working successfully on multiple projects involving powertrains, battery systems and quality control and testing. His vision is to bring a string of solutions that are both long-lasting and efficient for multiple applications.
PLANNING & OPERATIONS
Luise is a native Berliner who studied Transportation Planning and Operations at the Technical…more
Luise is a native Berliner who studied Transportation Planning and Operations at the Technical University of Berlin. As a traffic planner and researcher, she is assisting the ONO team with gathering invaluable information on traffic and mobility systems as well as integrated traffic planning.
In her master’s thesis, she notably examined the effects, impact and potential of cargo bike integration within cities and on city infrastructure. She is well-versed in the current policies and future transportation plans of several markets, including Germany and the EU.
Luise’s high-energy and her enthusiasm towards sustainable solutions for a better planet is immediately apparent. She sees ONO as a great platform from which to initiate change.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING
Vieran is a trained architect and multilinguist who is charge of Marketing and Business Development at ONO. Growing up between Croatia, Canada and Mexico, Vieran’s career path is as singular as his life story. He studied Architecture and worked in the field for several years. Yet, interestingly enough, while completing his master’s degree, he worked and managed multiple marketing and activation campaigns for several Fortune 500 companies, notably in the car industry.
In the last several years, he has helped several startups successfully prepare for and launch in different markets in North America, Europe and the Middle East.
His passion lies in that special place intersecting design, communication and the user. This is for him one of the most gratifying aspects of working at ONO. He finds great pleasure in documenting, participating and revealing ONO’s story and its benefits to clients as well as the world. His wonderful creative energy and stellar enthusiasm is infectious and brightens-up our ONO office daily.
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Dinora’s combined background in Psychology and Marketing results from her natural curiosity for…more
Dinora’s combined background in Psychology and Marketing results from her natural curiosity for solving complex problems with the practice of research, design, and communications. A San Diego native, she is familiar with the growing tensions between congested traffic roads, crowded cities and the growing need for sustainable urban solutions like the ONO Pedal Assisted Transport. She is collaborating with all of our teams to continue building a brand that’s meaningful for customers and colleagues alike. When she isn’t inspiring communities to transform urban mobility, she is pursuing new adventures on the road or through her treasured collection of books.
Building up brands for the German market is Mathias’s forte. Having spent the last few years heading sales for Kia …more
Building up brands for the German market is Mathias’s forte. Having spent the last few years heading sales for Kia, Mathias is now propelling ONO into city logistics and mobility that is greener, cleaner and more flexible. He is also a trained auto mechanic which allows him to uniquely contribute to built quality and establishing an excellent service ecosystem.
Lukas is the definition of the ONO hybrid. He is a trained engineer who has always held an affinity for design. Deciding to fully orient his career path, he went on to complete a Master’s in Transportation Design in Milan, Italy.
After completing his first professional assignments with highly reputable car companies, he realised that his true passion involved forward thinking mobility concepts, but not just within the confinement of traditional automobile design. Lukas brings a unique perspective and set of skills that complement both ONO’s design and engineering teams.
DESIGN & ENGINEERING
Norman completed his studies in Naval Architecture and Oceanic Engineering. He has previously completed projects for boats and catamaran sails, including innovating a new sail design with improved aerodynamics and control. In his thesis, he proposed a riverboat project, that substituted combustion engines with electric fuel cells.
He is a very active cyclist and Ultimate Frisbee player. He joined the team with the ambition to change urban commuting for the better.
Sandra proudly considers herself an “original” Berliner. She is no stranger to the logistics industry …more
Sandra proudly considers herself an “original” Berliner. Having recently worked for the biggest online marketplace and accustomed to dealing with complex processes and large teams, she is no stranger to the logistics industry. She is excited to join ONO’s team of diverse talents who are building a solution that improves the quality of life of people through cleaner mobility in our cities.
She is also an avid Star Trek fan and can be occasionally spotted performing Karaoke!
Christoph is an electrical engineer from the Baden-Württemberg region. Years ago, he moved to Berlin to complete his master’s degree. He started working with electrical components at a young age, successfully modifying go-karts and then later, motor scooters.
Professionally, he worked at one of Germany’s most prominent motorsports companies, in data acquisition and analysis, among other things.
He has completed several projects building control units for special-use vehicles, such as fire trucks. He was also very active in the prestigious Formula Student competition, both as a participant and team leader. Coming from one of Germany’s most polluted urban areas, he was inspired by ONO’s goal to change the face of mobility in cities.
Rhoda’s journey is a varied and intriguing one. Her international upbringing, taking her from the Philippines…more
Rhoda’s journey is a varied and intriguing one. Her international upbringing, taking her from the Philippines, to Zambia, the U.S. and now Berlin is full of incredible stories. She is a trained lawyer and has dedicated several years of her life in the NGO sector. In her previous experience in the health space, she helped an established company launch a project in Germany and the Philippines. She brings years of life and professional experience to ONO in the areas of project management and operations. We are thrilled to have her!
When biking is life! David has been involved in the many facets of the bicycle business for over 20 years as … more
When biking is life! David has been involved in the many facets of the bicycle business for over 20 years as a mechanic, constructor, developing and taking standard and electric bikes to market. He prides himself of having in depth knowledge of the inner workings and systems that make lasting and efficient solutions.
SALES AND OPERATIONS
Hailing from Hamburg, Michael’s inclination towards logistics came naturally. He is studying transportation and logistics.. more
Hailing from Hamburg, Michael’s inclination towards logistics came naturally. He is studying transportation and logistics management. In his fourth semester, he was introduced to the topic of sustainable and electric mobility, and felt instantly connected. With terrific research and writing skills, he makes valuable contributions across many departments at ONO. We are lucky to have him and his boundless enthusiasm!
Meet our Mechanical Engineer Felix. His experience in designing machines for assembly automation is of particular ..more
Meet our Mechanical Engineer Felix. His experience in designing machines for assembly automation is of particular value as ONO begins series production of its vehicle. In addition, Felix is working on the completion of the cargo-unit and its interface with the vehicle.
One of his passions include rapid prototyping where he explores with different applications for ONO.
Coming from the city of Tartu in Estonia, Mathias came to Berlin to study Aerospace engineering. He discovered…more
Coming from the city of Tartu in Estonia, Mathias came to Berlin to study Aerospace engineering. He discovered ONO through a race car project he was part of and is currently helping optimise multiple components on the vehicle with airflow simulations and testing for different environments and conditions!
Daniele is originally from Massa Marittima, in the lovely region of Tuscany. At a young age, he moved to Hamburg where…more
Daniele is originally from Massa Marittima, in the lovely region of Tuscany. At a young age, he moved to Hamburg and eventually studied mechanical engineering. He was always a bike and automobile enthusiast until he realised the impact they had on the environment. This is why he found and stayed at ONO — a sustainable way to still pursue his passion!
Alex is an avid mechanical engineering student hailing from the Brandenburg region near Berlin. He was often…more
Alex is an avid mechanical engineering student hailing from the Brandenburg region near Berlin. He often observed and encountered road problems caused by large delivery trucks and this inspired him to join in ONO’s mission to transform cities and improve the quality of life of its residents.
Peter is a true Berliner whose career has evolved over the years from Automotive Mechatronics Engineering…more
Peter is a true Berliner whose career has evolved over the years from Automotive Mechatronics Engineering, medical device maintenance, Pharmaceutical Quality Manager – working with multinational manufacturers. As our Service Manager, his mission is clear – to make sure our vehicles are always running and that our customers can rely on us. His energetic disposition attracts him to the mountains for off-road cycling adventures, and his Instafamous dog Loni, is never far behind him.
A “real” Berliner, Norbert is a proud new addition to the engineering team. He studied sports engineering…more
A “real” Berliner, Norbert is a proud new addition to the engineering team. He studied sports engineering, which is a combination of mechanical engineering and sports science. During his study, he learned to build innovative solutions that integrated new equipment with human dynamics. With his passion for sports and engineering, he is intrigued by ONO’s innovative approaches in design and ergonomics. He is currently working in quality management to ensure ONO continually creates market-ready products that meet and exceed customer expectations.
While writing her bachelor’s thesis on Sustainable Logistic-Concepts, pathfinder Merret discovered…more
While writing her bachelor’s thesis on Sustainable Logistic-Concepts, pathfinder Merret discovered ONOMOTION. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in the field of Operations Research & Business Analytics and part of the executive board of the student representatives at her university. Here at ONO she is building a bridge between Logistics and Sales to help our customers get one step closer to greener logistics with the ONO Pedal Assisted Transporter. Aside from turning city streets greener you can occasionally find her dancing through some during the months of Carnival.
With a heart of a lion and the orientation of a shark, Steve’s uniquely positioned to create an exceptional customer…more
With a heart of a lion and the orientation of a shark, Steve’s uniquely positioned to create an exceptional customer experience. Born in Potsdam and raised in Berlin, he completed his vocational baccalaureate in Economics and later an apprenticeship as an automobile salesman which set the precedent for his career as a salesman for multinational automobile manufacturers. As our Sales Manager he is responsible for building solid relationships with new customers from start to finish. He loves the diversity of our global ecosystem and is proud to work with a company that has a positive impact on the environment. The next item STEVE-ONO is determined to cross off his bucket list? Surviving for one year on an island uninhabited by humans.
DESIGN AND MARKETING
Tim’s vibrance could be attributed to a handful of elements. We could start with his dual German and Togo…more
Tim’s vibrance could be attributed to a handful of elements. We could start with his dual German and Togo nationality or modern studies in Transportation Interior Design & Entrepreneurship. With a background in Fashion Design, Sales and Marketing and in future in Smart City Design, his skills at ONO fit like a glove. Partly responsible for making the ONO pop, alongside the Marketing team, he is here to help visualize our product in future environments. When he is not creating dialogues about future solutions for today’s problems, you can catch him with friends enjoying a dinner or crossing off another country from his bucket list.
Stefan carries the designer DNA that runs deep in the ONO family genetic make-up. His career kicked-off during…more
Stefan carries the designer DNA that runs deep in the ONO family genetic make-up. His career kicked-off during an apprenticeship as an orthopedic technician. In the years to follow, by day, he built individual casts and orthotics at UKB; and at night he worked in his studio with his partner developing bamboo bicycles. The two soon after co-founded the company OZON cyclery, which gives people the opportunity to build some pretty impressive bamboo bikes with the help of expert instructors. At ONO he is finding simple, yet sufficient technical solutions in the prototype development, improvement of production processes, but also automation with the implementation of ERP and CRM tools. His mission is to be a part of a new (sustainable) mobility movement and make it shine. Outside his studio and work, he’s excited to pass on his love for bicycles to his four-year-old son.
Ole was born and raised in Berlin, Germany and studied Business Engineering with an emphasis…more
Ole was born and raised in Berlin, Germany and studied Business Engineering with an emphasis in Production Engineering. His solid background in purchasing, logistics and production brought him here to ONO as our Technical Purchaser. He is responsible for all processes in connection with procurement which are not limited to supplier research, negotiations, and creating of structures and processes. When he is not negotiating with suppliers you can find him learning Russian, traveling and jogging.
Born in Tunisia, Iheb is an intern developer working with the Product Development team in electronics…more
Born in Tunisia, Iheb is an intern developer working with the Product Development team in electronics. He is currently studying Computer Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin. He loves football and is frequently challenging his friends to a game of chess.
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