Prof. Dr. Nils A. Reinke, co-founder, CEO and member of the Board of Directors (executive)
Nils co-founded Winterthur Instruments in 2011. He has 20 years of professional experience in the field of applied optics. He received his diploma at the Gerhard-Mecator-University Duisburg and received his PhD in physics with distinction at the University of Augsburg. He is a member of the Elite Network Bayern-Alumni and author of more than 100 publications and patents. Since 2007, he has been professor at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and head of the optoelectronic research laboratory group, which consists of an international team of scientists and engineers. He was head of numerous R&D projects in the field of industrial materials and surface testing (in cooperation with DAX30 and other major European companies). Nils is also a non-executive director of a non-profit organization based in Winterthur. He has received numerous awards and prizes for his work as a scientist and entrepreneur.