Head of Detroit Innovation Lab
Heiko Wenczel started his career at Mercedes Benz in 2004 with a focus on planning and visualization. Targeting data models and processes, he continued working in the plant simulation space and joined a team focused on building the next-gen visualization and configuration system for Mercedes’ passenger cars. Heiko joined Mackevision as president and moved to Detroit in 2008 to establish Mackevision Corporation. After that, he was involved in several creative content pipelines for major automotives. After the acquisition by Accenture Interactive, he was focused on building similar workflows for all industry verticals. In a return to innovation and technology, Heiko joined Epic Games to drive development of next-gen data and visualization platforms in automotive and manufacturing.