transform to thrive
how viabledesign works

viabledesign is a trusted advisor for sustainable business growth. We orchestrate innovative journeys by shaping strategic directions and market them accordingly. The driving force is to find viable solutions for any business challenge. This can be done on a consulting basis or by supporting bottleneck situations with interim management. When lacking critical resources, the collaboration with a trusted partner network guarantees the necessary scalability.


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 in business management from the University of Stuttgart (Dipl.-Kfm. techn.). He is a passionate about the hospitality industry and the art market, where he shares his expertise in numerous projects around the world.