Timo Hackbarth

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Timo Hackbarth


Academic degree: Graduated Engineer
Year of birth: 1981
Marital status: Married, 2 children
Function: Managing Partner

since 2017

Managing Partner of the
who Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH

since 2016

Managing Director of the
who Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH

2012 - 2016

Head of hardware development at the who Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH

Activities focus:

  • Expansion of the hardware department from 3 to 10 employees
  • Expansion of the testing equipment and the test spectrum (thermography, environmental simulations, normative test scenarios)
  • Establishment and management of the technical documentation department

since 2010

Development engineer at the
who Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH

Activities focus:

  • Hardware development (circuit diagram, layout, type testing)
  • Conceptual design (creation of requirement specification, architecture)
  • Project management
  • Functional testing of components


Graduation as Diplom-Ingenieur (FH) in Electrical Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Lübeck

Diploma thesis:

  • Runtime-based tracking system for medical navigation

2005 - 2007

Scientific Research Assistant at the Institute for Robotics and Cognitive Systems at the University Lübeck

Activities focus:

  • Development of analogue and digital electronics, layout and assembly of printed circuit boards, inertial and magnetic field sensor technology, force sensors, mobile data transfer via bluetooth
  • Programming of a robot client in C++