Today: Hinnerk Hansen – emersense
“Hinnerk is an idealist. He believes in a reality of passion, of wholehearted work, of action filled with meaning, of dreams transformed into action, of innovative solutions for a better world. Hinnerk is a pragmatist. He puts concern, energy, mind, heart and soul to work. He acts upon ideals and strives for valuable impact.”
Hinnerk is co-founder and managing director of emersense – an evolving social enterprise that is creating spaces and opportunities to foster profound innovations and entrepreneurial endeavors around societal opportunities and challenges. Enriching the initial focus of the venture on unique and innovative learning spaces, Hinnerk is currently expanding the offered portfolio and driving the establishment of the first physical space that hosts, enables and supports social entrepreneurs in Vienna.
Life and career path of Hinnerk can particularly be credited to his AIESEC Experience on local, national and international level during his active membership from 2004-2008. Realizing the importance of “knowing what you are running for”, it became a guiding philosophy for his endeavors to use his talents for meaningful actions with positive impact on society.
Hinnerk is 25 years old, lives in Vienna, Austria, and is about to graduate his master studies in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. His relationship, family, friends as well as regular sport, reading and travelling are important sources of joy, energy and inspiration for Hinnerk.