Ján Cháľ

Ján´s key focus regarding consulting is on Design for Cost and Innovation. For the latter, he has a motto: “The mission of innovation is to contribute to a comfortable, safe and long-term life of a company.” His main consulting activities are projects for companies. Jan was a research fellow at the University of Salford (UK), TU of Denmark and FH of Coburg (DE). He is the co-author of McGraw-Hill´s book “Design for Assembly” and co-author of five international patents. Ján lives in Prague.


  • Corporate strategy formulation and implementation
  • Business model innovation
  • Product innovation
  • Service innovation
  • Innovation process implementation
  • Market development
  • Product performance management
  • Product development process
  • Design for Cost methods; Design for X approach; Design for Value

Past Projects

  • Solidpower
  • Tesa
  • CZUB
  • Zetor
  • Raiffeisen Bank
  • Erste Bank
  • Kompan

Good to Know

  • Biggest passion: biking, photography, books
  • Upcoming travel destination: Venice
  • Personal challenge: to write a book about Design for Cost

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