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Albrecht Enders
Albrecht Enders

Instructor. Albrecht Enders is owner and principal at endersgroup and consults and teaches in the area of product and service innovation. He has twenty-five years of experience in innovation management.

Working in the healthcare diagnostic imaging sector Albrecht led innovation programs resulting in platform reinventions that redefined industry standards. This work was captured in a case written for The Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA).

As an executive team member at one of largest dental manufacturing companies (A-dec), Albrecht developed an organizational infrastructure that bridged the culture of a founder/entrepreneur to the future. His work resulted in a product portfolio that created a premier product line in the dental industry.

In addition to his product and technology innovation experiences Albrecht has partnered with nonprofit communities - including higher education and city planning at the national level - to help leverage innovation and design thinking principles to develop new services.

Albrecht teaches at Portland State University and in Nuertingen, Germany at the University for Economics and the Environment in innovation leadership and innovation processes for shared value and design thinking. He has a Mechanical Engineering degree (DIPL.- ING.) from the Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany.