A digital “first mover” in health, sports, e-commerce, and retail


We are an interdisciplinary scale-up with expertise in biomechanics and computer vision, based in New York City and Cologne.

A digital “first mover” in health, sports, e-commerce, and retail

Motesque was founded in 2015 and is a fast-growing, innovative startup from the health tech & e-commerce sector with offices in New York City and Cologne. Prof. Dr. Kai Oberländer, Tobias Lang, Tobias Fink and Prof. Dr. Gert-Peter Brüggemann form the founding quartet. With proven interdisciplinary expertise in biomechanics and software engineering, we use science-based AI technologies that enable us to capture body shapes and movements to transform them into personalized recommendations for the healthcare and retail sectors. 


Always one step ahead, we strive for breakthrough innovations. We aim to create unique technologies across various industries, capturing and analyzing data and turning it into solutions that improve our quality of life and make everyday activities effortless.



From our offices in New York City and Cologne, we work as one team across time zones to support our clients and partners around the globe.



We are a growing team of experts from fields as diverse as biomechanics, data science, AI, software engineering and cloud operations.



We unite different cultures and experiences from around the globe. We embrace equality at work for all, irrespective of religion, gender, ethnic background or sexual identity.

Motesque Founders

Prof. Dr. Kai Oberländer

Prof. Dr. Kai Oberländer

CEO, thought leader, and international biomechanics expert.

Tobias Lang​

Tobias Lang​

CTO, expert in computer vision and real-time motion analysis.

Tobias Fink

Tobias Fink

Head of design, award-winning industrial designer and mechanical engineer. Expert in holistic product development.

Prof. Dr. Gert-Peter Brüggemann

Prof. Dr. Gert-Peter Brüggemann

Internationally renowned professor of biomechanics. Former head of Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics at the German Sport University Cologne.

Motesque Management

Dr. David Moreira

Dr. David Moreira

As CFO and with a PhD in Finance and executive experience as Director FP&A at Amazon (Audible) plus Zalando, David is now helping to build the future of motion technology.

Dietmar Hagen Horn

Dietmar Hagen Horn

As our CSO, Dietmar is a biology graduate with more than 25 years management experience at leading Cloud & SaaS companies.

Our Story


Pilot project with ASICS to develop “Motion ID”


Strategic partnership with ASICS


Strategic partnership with Ottobock


Strategic partnership with Signa Sports United


Research project with Ottobock


Strategic investors come on board with Series A funding


Further expansion of the management team

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