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Andreas Zapfl

About

Andreas has a strong background in technology and business, with a focus on driving innovation and growth in the startup sector. He's an expert at developing cutting-edge solutions that enhance production efficiency and sustainability. He's known for his strategic vision and leadership, which has significantly advanced the capabilities and reach of 3D printing technology in various industries.

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Experience

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CEO and Co-Founder

Toucan Labs

Mar 2024 - ongoing

  • Strategic Leadership: Define company vision, establish long-term goals, and steer the business towards sustainable growth and innovation.
  • Financial Oversight: Manage financial strategies, budgeting, and resource allocation to ensure the company’s fiscal health and operational efficiency.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Cultivate relationships with investors, partners, and customers to build trust and secure strategic alliances and funding.
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Consultant

EET - Efficient Energy Technology

Apr 2024 - ongoing

  • Provide guidance to employees with strategic decisions in the areas of technology, the supply chain, IT or leadership.
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Head of Digital Business

EET - Efficient Energy Technology

Jun 2023 - Apr 2024

  • Working on innovative business models in the energy sector to provide customers with more dynamic and flexible solutions, aiming to deliver tailored energy options that better suit the needs of home users.
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Lead Product Engineer

EET - Efficient Energy Technology

Mar 2021 - Jun 2023

  • Choosing parts and improving supply chain operations, to boost product efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Managed communications with abroad companies, ensuring strong partnerships and timely completion of projects.
  • Handled electronics prototype orders, overseeing the development and testing phases to ensure product specifications and quality standards were met.
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Hardware Development Engineer

EET - Efficient Energy Technology

Apr 2018 - Mar 2021

  • Designed the Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) for the first version of the SolMate plug in solar system.
  • Prototyping and testing of the electronic components on PCB level.

Education

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Innovation Management

FH CAMPUS02, Masters Degree

Sep 2021 - Feb 2025

  • Masters Thesis: "Change Management in the Organizational Transformation of Startups in the Growth Phase by the Example of EET - Efficient Energy Technology"
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Electronics and Computer Engineering

FH JOANNEUM, Masters Degree not finished

Oct 2019 - Jun 2021

  • Specialization in Power Electronics
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Electronics and Computer Engineering

FH JOANNEUM, Bachelors Degree

Oct 2016 - Jun 2019

  • Specialization in Embedded Devices

Projects

Skills

Softskills

Technologies

Software

Languages

Red Cross

Others