Three questions for Rene Kantehm
Who or what inspired your interest in the jewelry and watch industry?
At a very, very early age, I was already fascinated by these masterpieces of precision mechanics, my grandfather had a formative influence on me. That motivated me to go into the industry.
What problems/aspects (please mention three) do you think are influencing the jewelry and watch industry today?
Digitization. Smartwatches. Individualization. In my opinion, these three points are the most important factors to be taken into account in the watch sector nowadays.
What is your vision of the future for the jewelry and watch sector?
The right blend of high tech and the watchmaker’s art and satisfying the individual needs of the customer.