XU Exponential University Team

The XU University team of digital experts, where brave visionaries and professional university managers come together to prepare students for digital transformation using the latest methods and technologies.


Tilman Sweet

Expert in Data Science, Business Strategy and Digital Business

Enterpreneur and international strategy expert for entrepreneurship, digitisation, technology and finance

Florian Broadhead

Expert in Design Thinking, Project Design, Innovation Management

Managing Director projektUP! project manager and trainer at Ideeologen GmbH and Mercateo

Dr. Arndt Pechstein

Expert in Design Thinking, Business Culture and Innovation & Change

Founder of phi360 and Biomimicry Germany, TEDx Speaker and Founder of Hybrid Thinking Theory

Jens Otto Lange

Expert in Service & User Experience Design, Workshop Design and Brand Communications

Design Thinking Coach, founder of GuentherLange and partnership with #PoDojo Coaching-Network


Alexander Wolf

Expert in Public Relations, Corporate Governance and Marketing Strategy

Head of the Dictyonomy Institute for Networking and Community Building and Managing Director of AusserGewöhnlich Berlin

Ferdi van Heerden

Expert in Digital Transformation, Innovation Design und Co-Creation

Co-Founder ReDI School of Digital Integration, Freelance Consultant und DLD Conference Speaker

Sandro de Luca

Expert in Business Model Development, Digital Transformation und Business Strategy

Managing Director bei CONSTELLATION CAPITAL und Co-Founder von Dott8


Philipp Gonzales-Scheller

Expert in business modeling, user experience design, prototyping and usability testing

University Lecturer at Steinbeis University School of Management and Innovation and Freelancer in the field of Innovation Management

Ernesto Laraia

Expert in International Change Management, Transformational Leadership and Intercultural Project Management

Experience in more than 500 projects as well as founder and managing director of Laraia International Human Resources Development

university team

Dr. Uwe Eisermann

founding president

Uwe Eisermann is the founding president and responsible for planning, development and management of the university. He has almost 15 years of professional experience in the education sector and was previously managing director of a large German education provider with 1,800 employees, managing director and president of a private, state-recognised university and managing director of a subsidiary company focused on B2B business. In his career, Uwe Eisermann has held all academic functions and has been responsible for personnel, results and resources in the respective management functions.


Prof. Dr. Wilfried Bergmann

Managing shareholder

Prof. Dr. Bergmann is a lawyer and was Deputy Secretary General of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) from 1997 to 2010. He is a member of the Senate of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and Vice President of the Alma Mater Europaea. Prof. Dr. Bergmann has been a member of the Presidium of the International Economic Court in Moscow since 2013.

In addition, Prof. Dr. Bergmann is a member of the board of the Petersburger Dialog e.V. Prof. Dr. Bergmann received the Bundesverdienstkreuz I. Klasse. in January 2015.



Professor of Marketing Intelligence (TBD)

Professor of Quantitative Methods (TBD)

Professor of Digital Engineering (TBD)

Professor of Coding and Software Engineering (TBD)

Professor of Digital Human Resources Management/Digital Leadership (TBD)

Professor of Digital Transformation/Innovation (TBD)

Professor of Digital Marketing (TBD)

Professor of Digital Business (TBD)

Professor of Business Informatics (TBD)