Niklaus Gerber

Head of experience design at Vorwerk International in Zürich, Switzerland.


Hi I am Niklaus Gerber. I assist companies with transformational leadership, change management, digital innovation and user-centred design. I guide teams, shape products, refine strategies and make things simpler, smarter and more helpful.I work with amazing people at Vorwerk, where I serve as their head of experience design. Previously, I lead the digital product development for Neue Züricher Zeitung. I am a Hyper Island alumni and the author and creator of TeamKit.

Better Human

Better Human will help you become an improved version of yourself — in work, at home and in life. Exploring how you can bring your whole self to everything you do. You will gain access to real-life proven frameworks, strategies methods and tools that support you to live a happier, healthier, more fulfilled life.

Become a better human


This document is a user guide on me and how I work. It captures my guiding values and how I work as a human. It will hopefully help you understand me better and allow us to work together in a more meaningful way.

View my README document

Steal my stuff

I have the firm belief that if we have found a way of doing something that works, we share it whenever we can instead of reinventing the wheel every time. This curated catalogue includes frameworks, guides, tools, processes and methods that helped me become a better leader.

Explore my public collection


The stack contains a curated list of my favourite software, tools and little helpers. All of them make my life a little simpler, brighter or more productive.

Discover my favorite tools and software

Open-source work


Enhancing team effectiveness by focussing on how teams come together & define the journey ahead.

Design Manifesto

A simple but essential core set of rules to guide us towards better solutions.

Workshop Timer

Keep meetings, activities and presentations on track. Use the timer for workshops, design sprints, meetings or anything else you want to timebox.