Our Team of international two-wheeler experts

Andreas Zurwehme
CEO


As Chief Executive Officer, the passionate entrepreneur Andreas Zurwehme brings over 30 years of experience on several continents to the industry. Stages of his life: Plastics processing, mechanical engineering, automotive and sales - from London to Chicago to the Silicon Valley.


He has always been fascinated by motorcycles. As a native Westphalian, he has been very active in the e-mobility industry for 10 years. He knows his way around rapid motor vehicles. He owns a classic car and participates in his free time in a team at hill climb races.


Rowan Smith
CTO


Two-wheelers are his life and his passion. Our Chief Technological Officer has been at home in the motorcycle world for 25 years.


His career includes Hallam Motorcycles (Australia), where he built bikes for the World Superbikes, Suzuki (Japan) and KTM (Austria). Privately, the Australian-born loves mountain bikes, surfing, snowboards and skate boarding.


Andreas Riedel
Innovation management, strategies and sales


He strengthens our team with over 30 years of experience as a manager, lawyer and top athlete. Andreas Riedel made a name for himself as a top manager with companies such as Deutsche Telekom AG, Schott Zwiesel AG and Möbel Höffner. Born in Hamburg, he is also a vital coach and was a multiple national champion as an athlete.


He knows his way around fast-paced four and two-wheelers and lets his triumph stand more and more often. Because the ride on the eROCKIT offers more in his eyes: an unprecedented driving experience for body, mind and soul.


Bernhard Glatzel
Produktion - Supply Chain Management


Bernhard is a graduate industrial engineer and passionate solution finder. As launch manager, he already realized the first eROCKIT production series including the structure of the ERP system. Today Bernhard is a consultant for industrial, trade and logistics companies in Switzerland. The focus is on requirements engineering, project management and process ramp-up with a focus on digitization. In addition to sustainable individual mobility, his passion is robotics and industry 4.0.


In his spare time as well as on the way to work Bernhard likes to sit on or in fast electrified vehicles.


Gustav Felser
Supply Chain Management


Born in Romania, Gustav came to Germany in 1995 and has always been fascinated by future technologies and industrial productions. His career: state-certified technician with a focus on mechanical engineering, experience in the automotive industry, machine operators, sheet metal processing, production manager. ERP systems and troubleshooting are not only his profession but his passion. Lean, Kaizen, CIP, Leadership and Industry 4.0 are no strangers to him. In his spare time, he likes to read biographies, spend time with family and friends and like to jump off planes – of course only with a parachute.


Sebastian „SATU“ Kopke
Testrider


He is an extreme athlete and world record holder in various disciplines. Survival training, Karate, Taekwondo and Anti-terrorism are just as normal for him as breaking through gas concrete stones with his head. With the Shaolin he learned the harmony of body and mind. SATU is also a passionate motorcyclist and founding member of the legendary "Fast Division Brandenburg". At eROCKIT, he puts the vehicles through their paces under the most extreme conditions.


Advisory Board

Richard Gaul
Business Affairs


His wealth of experience is unique, and his advice is first-class. Richard Gaul became aware of eROCKIT at the development stage because he is convinced that this incomparable vehicle will cause a sensation in the e-mobility industry. The long-standing head of communications at BMW, consultant to Volkswagen, the ADAC and other well-known DAX companies, is an independent communications and investment consultant with an international network in many industries, industrial and commercial sectors.

Gaul is Senior Counselor of the American Academy in Berlin, member of the Senate of acatech (German Academy for Technical Sciences), member of the Senate of the Federal Association for Economic Development and Foreign Trade and Chairman of the Board of the "Industrieclub Potsdam".


Prof. Dr. Jo Groebel
Communications


As the founder of modern media psychology and television research, he is one of Germany's leading media experts. Visiting professorships at international universities are as highly valued as his work as a consultant for international companies or heads of state and government. The founding director of the German Digital Institute focuses on the future of the media and how people deal with it, as well as the digitization of the world. Prof. Dr. Jo Groebel says about the future of the motorcycle world: "If there should be a Harley of the 21st century, it will be eROCKIT"!