how viabledesign works

viabledesign is your trusted advisor for sustainable business growth. We orchestrate your innovative journey in shaping the right strategic direction and market it accordingly. Our driving force is to find viable solutions for your business challenge. This can be done on a consulting basis or by supporting you in bottleneck situations with interim management. Where we lack resources, we collaborate with expertise and talents of our trusted partners.

the founder

Detlef Schmidt has accumulated a wealth of international business experience in strategy, marketing and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) over the last 20 years. Working for Fortune 500 and mid-sized environments in different industries has made him keenly aware of key success factors. Detlef's passion for viable business growth, combined with his talent for creative solutioning and connecting personalities, makes him a rare expert. Find Detlef on LinkedIn®.


Detlef is based in Stuttgart/Germany and holds a master diploma (Dipl.-Kfm. techn.) in business management from the University of Stuttgart. He is a passionate about contemporary art and hospitality, where he shares his expertise in different projects around the world.