Johannes Herrnsdorf

Managing Director

HerrnsdorfProfessional experience

  • Diploma in Physics, specialized in electrochemistry
  • Group-leader sensor development  for electrochemical sensors, 3 patents
  • Project manager and consultant for innovation strategies and technology transfer  in sensor strategies at ZENIT  – Innovation strategy center of Northrhine –Westphalia
  • Project manager in the field of sensors, micro-technology, surface physics
    • Technical consulting, project financing consulting by using subsidies and public funding, project management
    • Organization of informal meetings, workshops, seminars, local trade shows
    • Project relevant publications and studies
  • Founder of HL-Planartechnik GmbH,  a 120 employee wafer–fab for sensors and microstructures on Silicon, glass or ceramics,
  • Exit and Integration of HL-Planartechnik GmbH to Measurement Specialties Inc. – a global sensor company
  • Founder of MiNaCon GmbH
  • COMS 2003: Erich Thallner Pioneer in Microsystems Technology Award

Dr. Frank Rottmann

Consulting Partner, Engineering Office for Microelectronics


Personal skills and consultant service

  • Extended Know-How in Development, Marketing, and Sales of Dedicated / Customized Products
  • Situation Analysis and Definition of Improvement Programs
    • Technical & Commercial Concept Assessments
    • Definition and Execution of Cost Reduction Programs
    • Benchmark / Competition Analysis
  • Program Implementation as Project Leader / Interims Manager
  • Personal Coaching of High Potentials

Professional experience

  • Worked more than 20 years in midsize technology driven companies in the field of Thin Films / Optics / Semiconductors / Sensors with responsibilities in Development & System Application and Sales & Marketing for the world-wide Automotive and Industrial Market, e.g. in charge of
    • Managing Director of an Opto-Electronic Company for Customized Components and Systems
    • Board Member of a listed Semiconductor Company for Application Specific Circuits (ASICs) and Smart Sensors (IC and MEMS based)