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.
CEOBeres is a serial entrepreneur, having founded his first successful venture at the age of 24…more
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 DESIGNMurat is a very accomplished automotive designer being the former head of design studios…more
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 ENGINEERINGPhilipp’s fascination with vehicles was born from his passion for racing. Even in his university days…more
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 & MARKETINGVieran is a trained architect and multilinguist who is charge of Marketing and Business…more
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
Veronica is proudly one of ONO’s most international team members, hailing from Montreal…more
Veronica is proudly one of ONO’s most international team members, hailing from Montreal, Canada. Growing up, she was immersed in Montreal’s unique special blend of English and French cultures.
Her academic career reflects her diverse interests, having studied Cinema, Communications, Graphic Design and TESOL. Yet, her true love stems from the art of storytelling. She continues to explore telling stories through different mediums such as writing, teaching, public speaking, designing and even theatre.
At ONO, she is supporting and challenging our communications team, offering a fresh perspective, while paying incredible attention to detail and structure. Like many ONOers, she has a love for biking, especially in the still and bewitching streets of Berlin at night.
CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONSBenjamin is a native Berliner who joined ONO’s team to help orient the messaging. In the past…more
Benjamin is a native Berliner who joined ONO’s team to help orient the messaging to the masses. In the past, he held key positions in business development and digital strategy for various agencies and political movements. As a freelancer, he was recently responsible for the media planning and strategy for the election campaign of Bündnis90/Grünen in Niedersachsen, as well as the crowdfunding campaign for the project Tasini in Indonesia.
He has developed an acute understanding of the different scales of communication, target groups and how to reach them. He is an important addition to the ONO team to help structure and unify efforts towards building a consistent brand. He is also an avid surfer and supporter of multiple causes to protect oceans and ecosystems, such as Making Oceans Plastic Free.
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONSSara is originally from the Kloster Lehnin region, not too far from Berlin. She studied…more
Sara is originally from the Kloster Lehnin region, not too far from Berlin. She studied Media Management and has a broad set of skills and understanding in media production, including video, design and content production. Her passion and curiosity for the film industry led her to work for a talent agency, where she gained valuable insight on important creative and business processes.
Her wide range of experience and diverse skillset are appreciated at ONO, where she is helping our marketing and communications team achieve important goals as ONO develops and markets a completely new category of vehicle from concept to reality.
DESIGNLukas is the definition of the ONO hybrid. He is a trained engineer who has always held an affinity…more
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 & ENGINEERINGNorman completed his studies in Naval Architecture and Oceanic Engineering. He has previously completed…more
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.
ENGINEERINGChristoph is an electrical engineer from the Baden-Württemberg region…more
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.
As a mechanical engineer, Patrick’s background lays in Aerospace engineering, coupled with..more
As a mechanical engineer, Patrick’s background lays in Aerospace engineering, coupled with experience with commercial aircraft engines. Today, Patrick is very much involved in many of the collective systems working in tandem which make the ONO perform and last, far beyond that of just the engineering.
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.
Alex is an enthusiastic Mechanical Engineering student hailing from the Brandenburg region near Berlin. He was often…more
Alex is an enthusiastic Mechanical Engineering student hailing from the Brandenburg region near Berlin. He was often confronted with the problems created by large delivery trucks in his way and blocking roads and it was when became engaged with ONO’s mission to help reduce these cumbersome vehicles.
LOGISTICS PLANNING & RESEARCH
Hailing from Hamburg, Michael’s natural inclination towards logistics came naturally. He is studying Transport and logistics.. more
Hailing from Hamburg, Michael’s natural inclination towards logistics came naturally. He is studying Transport and logistics management. In his 4th semester, he was introduced to the topic of sustainable and electric mobility and instantly felt connected. He is providing a valuable contribution with his research, terrific writing skills and endless energy.
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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 where he would grow up and study Mechanical Engineering. He was always a bike enthusiast and loves automobiles until he realised the impact they have on the environment. This is why he found ONO as a perfect hybrid between both worlds!
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!
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