Dr.-Ing. Benny Drescher
Since 2018, Dr. Benny Drescher serves as Business Development Asia-Pacific, INC Invention Center, Germany. In 2019, he also serves as Mentor for MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node (MEMSI Program). Since 2016, he is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Dronefence GmbH, a security and safety company with patent-pending technology for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Since 2015, Dr. Benny Drescher is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Technovation GmbH, a sensor and data analytics engineering firm for the manufacturing industry. From 2012 to 2015, he conducted engineering and research projects with industrial clients at the group of Mechatronic Product Development, Fraunhofer IWU (Augsburg) and Technical University of Munich.
Dr. Benny Drescher has more than 8 years of experience in developing mechatronic products in the robotics, machinery, production and automotive industry. His interests lie in Sensor Integration/Fusion, Internet-of-Things, Cyber-Physical Systems, UAVs and Data Analytics/ Artificial Intelligence. His work resulted in more than 15 scientific publications and major contributions to two patents.
He studied electrical engineering at Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He holds a B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in electrical/mechanical engineering from TUM. He also holds an Honours Degree in Technology Management from Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM). He has been a scholar of HNI, CDTM, PPP and Prof. Erich-Mueller Stiftung.