Jan Michael Hess

Jan is Founder and CEO of Ecosummit and the Berlin-based consulting firm Mobile Economy. Ecosummit is Europe’s leading smart green innovation and impact conference for startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm and London. We accelerate startups, foster co-investing and enable open innovation and corporate venturing in smart green energy, mobility, buildings, cities and resource efficiency, powered by IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain. Let’s automate sustainability in every industry. Since 2010, Jan organised 13 conferences in Berlin (7), London (4), Amsterdam (1) and Düsseldorf (1). He advises startups and corporates and acts as Editor in Chief of the Ecosummit Blog and Ecosummit TV. Prior to founding Mobile Economy in 2000, Jan worked for Pixelpark, Icon Medialab and Ciao as Strategic Planner, Project Manager and Head of Marketing and Sales. Jan holds a business degree from the University of Mannheim, lives in Berlin with his wife Simone and their son Mateo and is a big fan of Japan and Jazz.

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