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Cornel Amariei

BSc Electrical Engineering & Computer Science | 2015

Nationality: Romania

Graduate School: Master in European Business, École supérieure de commerce de Paris Europe

Current Position: Head of Innovation at Continental, Munich

I work at Continental, one of the largest electronics/automotive manufacturers in the world. Besides that, I’m also CEO and Founder at .lumen, which is a blind-assisting device which helps the visually impaired navigate. For all of my services and success, Forbes nominated me as one of the “30 under 30” in Europe.

“I came here for structure. And I got it.”


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