Meet the Team — Sebastian Jacobsen

Inès Borgel
MedEngine Blog
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2 min readSep 27, 2018


Where are you from?

How did you end up working at MedEngine?
At a New Years Eve party in Frankfurt a couple of years ago I explained to Philipp what I was studying (Product Design) and he told me about his ambition to make devices that help Parkinson’s patients.

Why did you become a Product Designer?
I always had a passion for the ‘made world’ and want to influence it myself.

What would you say you are most proud of?
Probably developing the Flytta wearable here at MedEngine. It’s really cool to work on something that can change people’s lives for the better.

Could you describe yourself in 3 words…
1. Concise
2. Benevolent
3. Ambitious

What’s the best part about working at MedEngine?
The broad range of tasks I am involved with — great grounds to learn new things and grow.

Name 3 things you couldn’t go without…
Music, internet, a fresh cold pint.

Have you got a favourite book?
The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future by Kevin Kelly

What skill would you like to learn or develop in the future?
I am always keen to learn more about cutting-edge manufacturing technologies. It’s very exciting seeing how fast the technology is developing!

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