Dr. Jakob Mainert

Cognitive Scientist, author about human intelligence

Dr. Jakob Mainert is an Industrial Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science and Assessment, and as founder of Cognitive Corporate Consulting (CCC) he crafts cognitive skill assessments and journeys of digital transformations that carve out a space for the human brain to engage in high value tasks at work and take out the robot part. In his Ph.D. in 2013 to 2017 at the University of Luxembourg, he researched the IQ, cognitive energy, 21st century skills, lifelong learning, and job performance of more than 1500 employees in 60 companies in 14 countries worldwide for the EU-Commission (EU project #: 290683, EU contribution: € 2,695,000). He published his research in peer-reviewed A-level business and psychology journals, hosted a symposium on 21st century skills in Dublin, Ireland, and gave a dozen of research talks on his topics in the US, China, and Europe. Jakob was born in Berlin-Charlottenburg and has lived, lectured and researched in Berlin (GER), Vancouver (CA), St. Gallen (CH), and currently Luxembourg.