Heinrich Iglseder was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1957. After graduating from the Technical University of Munich as Dr.-Ing. in 1986 he started his career as scientist and professor for space engineering at the universities of Bremen and Tokyo and was coinvestigator of three space missions to the moon, low Earth orbit and Mars. Since 1996, he transferred his scientific knowledge to industrial developments and spin-offs for Vorwerk and Miele.
Since 1999, he designed and developed several successful products in office furniture and seating as director for product development and engineering at Wilkhahn and as director for brand and product development in Samas- Group (brands like Drabert, Martin Stoll, Sitag, Viasit, Schärf and Fortschritt). Iglseder and his design team have received many famous design awards. He is owner of more than 50 patents and copyrights. In 2006 he founded H.I.Tec GmbH where he produces electromechanical sensors and products for international brands like Royal Appliance Int. TTI-Group (China), Camfil (Sweden), Vileda (Germany) and others. He developed the swivel chair platform Gala for Koleksiyon (Turkey).