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Marc Dörfer


Marc leads PEM Motion USA's business as Chief Operating Officer. PEM Motion USA offers business and technology consulting and focuses on sustainable solutions for the future. PEM Motion holds a strong track record of over a decade of experience in conceptualizing, realizing, and accelerating technology and business solutions for a more sustainable future and creating innovation ecosystems and centers worldwide. With PEM Motion Marc has helped Start-Ups, Tier Suppliers, and OEMs industrialize technology innovation both on the product and the production side of the process. In addition, he has built numerous business cases to support his clients' and company goals.

Marc also acts as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the CEO at the California Mobility Center (CMC) and provides strategic leadership to the growing Innovation Ecosystem based out of Sacramento, California.

His team leads the efforts of the Technology and Innovation Unit, which planned, implemented, and still supports the ramp-up of Sacramento's first industrial-scale innovation lab, the Ramp-Up Factory, at the CMC.

In recent years Marc has taken upon himself the challenge to create a more holistic approach to sustainability, past the pure ecological impact. As a result, Marc has successfully gained certification as a "Future Leader" and an "Advanced Future Leader" from Europes's renowned coaching Agency "Able to Move." Together with his peers, he is creating a global network that inspires people to shape the complex transformation to holistic, value-driven, and empowered organizations putting the employee first.

Before his engagement at PEM Motion, Marc worked for the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) at the RTWH Aachen University in sustainable factory planning, innovation management, and business development.

Marc holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration and a Master of Science in Technology Innovation and Production Engineering from Germany's elite RWTH Aachen University.

Marc Dörfer
Marc Dörfer
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