Dr. Markus Riester

The Baumeister · Founder & Hardware lead
I am passionate about innovative approaches to solving hard problems, and highly curious for the things to come.

Startup

Markus co-founded Multiphoton Optics (www.multiphoton.net) and laid the ground for commercialization of key manufacturing technology for future optical data center and storage technology using two-photon absorption polymerization technology.

Multiphoton Optics

Hochschule Darmstadt

Advisor and consultant in the Electronics manufacturing supply chain

Markus advised industrial and research clients – from startup to international corporations – in strategic R&D management, innovation processes, technology processes and product strategy. Clients were mainly from electronics manufacturing, medical devices industry and the Packaging industry. He took roles as interim CTO, Technology and Strategy consultant.

Dyconex

Dyconex

Biolab

Biolab

Industrial R&D

As Head of R&D at AT&S, Europe’s largest manufacturer of Printed Circuit Boards, Markus built a strong R&D organization to develop breakthrough technologies like Embedded Components, Optical PCB, 2.5D technology, and deliver last-level manufacturing support.

At Motorola Labs, Markus developed optical Coarse Wave Division Multiplexing using Printed Circuit Board Technology. He worked on Printed Electronics in 2002, and was sub-committee leader in creating two IEEE Standards and 4 IPC standards for testing Printed Electronics circuitry and devices.

AT&S

AT&S AG

Motorola

Motorola Labs

Manufacturing

Markus was team leader of an international team of manufacturing engineers, developed and implemented new cleaning processes in multiple manufacturing sites, including process optimization and factory planning.

IBM

IBM

Advisory roles

Markus is evaluator and reviewer to the EU Commission in REA, EASME, DG Connect in FP6 and H2020. He is vice chairman of the FET Innovation Launch Pad, and expert for Innovation Radar reviews.

He was member of the Strategic Advisory board of the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research, Joanneum Research, and Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Nanotech Center Weiz (Austria) (now Joanneum Research).

Holder of 12 patents in the field of Printed Circuit Boards and optical assemblies.

EPO

USPTO

meisterwerk ventures
Founder & Hardware Lead

Multiphoton Optics GmbH
Founder & CEO

Biolab Technology AG
Technology & Business Strategy Consultant

Dyconex AG
Chief Technologist / CTO

maristechcon
Managing Director

AT&S AG
Head of R&D

Motorola Inc.
Sr. Scientist Advanced Technology

IBM SSD GmbH
Process Engineering Team leader

FH Darmstadt / Universität Osnabrück
Dipl. Chem. (FH), Dipl. Chem., PhD

Born 1966