Milan Guenther, Designer in Paris, France
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Milan Guenther

Verified Expert  in Design


Paris, France
Toptal Member Since
January 2, 2020

Milan is a pioneer in design applied to the enterprise level. He has worked with Google, SAP, Toyota, ThoughtWorks, the UN, and scaling startups. 10 years ago, he designed a patented innovation for Boeing's flight decks. Since then, he works with enterprises of all shapes and sizes to bring business strategies to life: designing products, operations, and organizations to deliver. His book "Intersection" introduces this enterprise design approach.


Work Experience

Founder, Managing Partner

2009 - PRESENT
Enterprise Design Associates
  • Developed a comprehensive framework for enterprise design.
  • Published Intersection, the first book on enterprise design.
  • Ran the annual Intersection conference on enterprise design.
  • Led project work with enterprises including SAP, Toyota, Deutsche Telekom, GIZ, Total, Auchan, and Boeing.
  • Mentored and consulted with the startup ecosystem: Google, NUMA Paris, and Campus Tel Aviv.
  • Worked with consultancies and agencies such as Sapient and Accenture.
Technologies: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Mobile, Web, Modeling, Enterprise, Blockchain, Adobe, UX Design, UI Design

Lecturer in Enterprise Design

2018 - 2021
Sciences Po Paris
  • Presented lectures on the following topics: Introduction to Enterprise Design, Running Enterprise Design Sprints, Enterprise Modeling, and Enterprise Design Systems.
  • Coached graduates on career and professional development choices.
  • Ran workshops with executive and private sector partners.
Technologies: Digital Transformation, Digital Innovation, Enterprise Design

Product Designer

2018 - 2019
  • Designed key parts of a software suite: SAP Intelligent RPA.
  • Integrated SAP's offerings with an acquired startup.
  • Helped drive product strategy, simplification, and user experience.
  • Made maps syncing architecture, product design and UX, and an agile backlog.
Technologies: Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning, SAP Fiori, Sketch, Product Design, UX Design, MVP Design, User Research

Mentor, Product Design Expert, Certified Google Design Sprint Master

2014 - 2018
  • Worked with startups and scaleups on product and business success.
Technologies: Google Play Store, Material Design, Android, Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Enterprise Design Lead

2014 - 2017
Toyota Motor Europe
  • Led an organization-wide culture change program.
  • Planned and facilitated enterprise design sprints.
  • Headed employee engagement research and interventions.
Technologies: Microsoft Office, Kanban


2012 - 2014
  • Designed an overall strategy for SAP's workplace experience.
  • Designed various intranet properties using SAP and complimentary technologies.
  • Customized and simplified SAP systems and tools for internal use.
Technologies: SAP NetWeaver, Content Management Systems (CMS), Jive


2009 - 2012
Jeppesen (a Boeing Company)
  • Designed a patented innovation for in-flight navigation systems.
  • Designed a series of apps for aviation (flight deck and cabin crew), commercial and light marine.
  • Embedded design practice into the organization with a Scrum approach.
Technologies: Axure, iOS
2008 - 2010

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in MBA Spécialisé Consulting et Management des Technologies

ISC Paris - Paris, France

2004 - 2008

Diploma in Communication Design

HSD Düsseldorf - Düsseldorf, Germany

2006 - 2007

Courses in Communication, Interaction

Ecole Nationale Supérieur d'Art et de Design de Nancy - Nancy, France


Google Certified Design Sprint Master



Figma, Sketch, Google Docs, Adobe, SAP Fiori, Microsoft Office


HTML, PHP 5, UML, JavaScript, CSS


Web, Mobile, iOS, Axure, Jive, SAP NetWeaver, Android

Industry Expertise



Journey Mapping, UX Audits, Wireframing, Web App Design, Content Management Systems (CMS), Design, Consulting, Design Principles, Conceptual Design, Digital Strategy, Enterprise Design, Experience Strategy, Digital Experience Design, Product Design, UX Design, UX Strategy, Agile, UI Design, App UX, Web App UX, Prototyping, SAP, Customer Experience, Dashboard Design, Enterprise Architecture, Experience Maps, Design Sprints, MVP Design, User Research, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Kanban, App UI, Web App UI, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Energy, Enterprise, Intranets, Blockchain, Modeling, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Digital Innovation, Digital Transformation, Material Design, Google Play Store, User Experience (UX), Mobile Apps, Apps, Google Design Sprints, Social Networks, Collaboration, Mobile Intranet, Workshops, Search Engines, Enterprise Software, Aviation, Aviation Projects, Navigation, Interactive Maps, Interaction Design (IxD), UX Research, Applied Research, Design Management, Branding, Corporate Culture, Event Design, Quantitative Research, International Affairs, Organizational Design, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Stakeholder Mapping

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