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Hagen Fendler

TCL Corporation, Shenzhen, China

Award Participations

  • Design Forum Chengdu 2018
  • iF concept design award 2014
  • iF concept design award 2013
  • iF product design award 2012
  • iF product design award 2010


Before joining the TCL as Chief Design Officer, Hagen Fendler has been the CDO of Huawei. Alongside TCL, he conducts seminars, gives talks and teaches at different universities. After graduating in industrial design, he worked for different design studios. From 2002 to 2006, Hagen headed the Berlin-based Product Visionaires GmbH, the product concept department of the Siemens AG. Before becoming CEO of, and a partner in, VanBerlo GmbH Strategy + Design, he was the director of the Lifestyle Design Center Europe of BenQ Mobile GmbH & Co OHG in Munich. He has won more than 35 international Design Awards and has profound experience in developing telecommunication strategies and future concept development for mobile devices. (October 2018)