Prof. Michael Jonas is passionate about exploring the intersection of creativity and technology, wrapping design and business scenarios around people’s desires and dreams. In the last years, Michael has been teaching at Brand Academy – University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, HAWK Hildesheim, China Academy of Art in Hangzhou and School of Design at Beijing Normal University Zhuhai. Michael is dedicated to empowering his students to develop the skills and confidence necessary in a digitized world.

Since 2008, Michael has been living in Hamburg, where he worked at Fork Unstable Media, assumed the role of creative director at Jung von Matt, won various international and German awards for creativity, curated the German version of the international event series “This happened…” and, as of late, became a sleepy father of a 100% digital native girl.