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    ECO17 Stockholm Speakers

     

    Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London and Paris. We promote startups, support co-investing and facilitate open innovation and corporate venturing. We focus on smart green cities, energy, mobility, buildings, IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain to foster the energy transition and low-carbon economy. Ecosummit Stockholm 2017 takes place on 12 September 2017 at Nasdaq, Tullvaktsvägen 15, 115 56 Stockholm, Sweden. Please contact us if you’re interested in pitching or sponsoring.

     

     

    Past Ecosummit speakers: ECO17 Amsterdam, ECO17 Berlin, ECO16 London, ECO16 Amsterdam, ECO16 Berlin, ECO15 London, ECO15 Berlin, ECO14 London, ECO14 Berlin, ECO13 London, ECO13 Berlin, ECO12 Düsseldorf, ECO12 Berlin and ECO11 Berlin.

     

     

    • Karin Wanngård
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    • Mayor
    • Stockholm
    • http://www.stockholmbusinessregion.se
    • Mayor Karin Wanngård was born in 1975 in Stockholm. Wanngård studied human resources at the University of Stockholm and worked in human resources management before becoming a full time politician. Karin Wanngård has a long and impressive political career and she entered the Stockholm City Council in 1994. Representing the Social Democratic Party she acted as Opposition Vice Mayor in 2011-2014 and during the same period also as Vice President of the City Executive Board. After the general elections in 2014 the City Council elected Karin Wanngård to be the Mayor of Stockholm. Wanngård is President of the City Executive Board, Chair of the board of Stockholm Stadshus AB and Group leader of the Social Democratic Party in the City of Stockholm. Wanngård is also Vice President of EUROCITIES, a Co-leader of C40 Low-carbon District Network, a Champion Mayor of OECD Inclusive Growth in Cities, a member of EU-commissioner Moeda´s High-level Panel of the European Decarbonisations Pathways and a Board-member of Strong-Cities Network.
    • Andreas Stubelius (Accelerator)
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    • Portfolio Manager
    • Swedish Energy Agency
    • http://www.energimyndigheten.se/en/
    • Andreas Stubelius is a Portfolio Manager at the Swedish Energy Agency. He is responsible for developing the Agency’s portfolio companies. The portfolio consists of more than 60 cleantech companies and Andreas has been involved in starting 15 of them. He has a long experience in seed funding and has been working within the energy sector for more than 10 years. Andreas holds an engineering degree in power electronics and also one in corporate finance. He has worked in various positions the last years and the last one in managing a project for the Swedish Government.
    • Adam Kostyál (Corporate)
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    • SVP Global Listing Services EMEA
    • Nasdaq
    • http://www.nasdaqomxnordic.com
    • Adam Kostyál is the Senior Vice President of the Global Listing Services and head of European Listings for Nasdaq. Besides the Nordic Exchanges, Nasdaq has more than 140 companies that are either primarily listed or dual listed on Nasdaq in USA. In addition Nasdaq has recently launched the Nasdaq Private Market which will be an offering for private issuers world-wide. Adam has been with Nasdaq for the past 12 years. He started his career at OMX as a Sales Director, and then became Head of the Strategic Initiative Groups in 2006. Most recently, Adam was VP of Market Technology Sales responsible for sales, account management, and business development for the European, Central and Eastern European regions. Prior to Nasdaq, Adam held various positions with Enron, Cell Network and Bloomberg. He holds a BSc in Economics and Marketing from Vrije Universiteit de Bruxelles and speaks four languages including English, Swedish, Italian and French.
    • Claus Wattendrup (Corporate)
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    • Managing Director
    • Vattenfall Europe Innovation
    • http://corporate.vattenfall.com/
    • Claus Wattendrup is heading the European-wide Business Development activities of Vattenfall for Renewable Energy and is Managing Director of Vattenfall Europe Innovation GmbH. After studying Energy and Process Engineering Claus has founded two companies and worked as a Management and M&A Consultant.
    • Dr. Matthias Dill (Corporate VC)
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    • CEO
    • Statkraft Ventures
    • http://www.statkraftventures.com
    • Matthias Dill is the Managing Director of Statkraft’s new corporate venture capital fund. His mission is to support entrepreneurs in taking advantage of the energy sector’s massive change. Prior to building Statkraft’s venture capital fund he was a senior investment manager at High-Tech Gründerfonds, Europe’s largest and most active seed fund. He is trained as a Mechanical Engineer and in Business Administration at Technical University Braunschweig and University of Rhode Island.
    • Geert van de Wouw (Corporate VC)
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    • Managing Director
    • Shell Technology Ventures
    • http://www.shell.com/techventures
    • Since May 2012, Geert is Managing Director of Shell Technology Ventures (STV), Shell’s corporate venturing organization. STV invests in novel, early-stage technology companies that have a strategic fit with Shell’s oil & gas businesses, or those that could have a significant impact on the future energy system. STV also invests in technology spin-outs from Shell and is the largest corporate VC amongst oil & gas majors. Prior to that, Geert led Shell’s Euro-zone turmoil response team that addressed risks emerging in the supply chain during the period of economic instability in the winter of 2011. Between 2007 and 2011, Geert lead the supplier management organization for large, enterprise suppliers in the Shell Group. Geert joined Shell in 2003 to lead the business development team of Shell Global Solutions (SGS) in the Europe, FSU & Africa region. Prior to Shell, Geert was Regional Director for business development at Fluor Corporation in EMEAR. Fluor Corp (NYSE: FLR) is a globally operating engineering, construction and maintenance services company. Geert is also a private investor in several technology ventures outside the oil & gas domain. In his private time he enjoys back-country camping and hiking with his family, particularly in the Middle East and North America. He was born in Den Bosch in the Netherlands and has an MSc degree in Molecular Sciences from the University of Wageningen, the Netherlands. Furthermore, Geert has enjoyed post-graduate business education at IMD in Switzerland.
    • Yme Bosma (Corporate VC)
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    • Head of Corporate Venturing
    • Eneco Smart Energy
    • http://www.enecogroup.com/what-we-do/innovation/
    • Yme Bosma is Head of Corporate Venturing at Eneco Smart Energy. This team of around 50 FTE is responsible for the development and growth of Eneco’s (a leading Dutch utility) innovative business models and services, both internal and external. Yme is responsible for identifying, structuring and managing investments in innovative companies, whereby the starting principle is to structure meaningful partnerships and commercial deals in parallel with such investments. Main focus is on domains such as smart homes, smart buildings, solar & storage, mobility, smart outdoor and smart grid & flexibility. Previously, Yme Bosma was an Investment Manager at the DOEN Foundation and Program Director at the Rockstart Smart Energy Accelerator. This international program helps participating startups bring their product faster to market and supports their fundraising. After 15 years of working for online companies such as Lost Boys, Media Republic and Hyves, Yme decided to take a sabbatical and went for a long sailing trip with his family. The fast growing social network Hyves was founded in 2004 and sold in 2010 to the Telegraaf Media Groep. After the sailing trip he decided to invest and participate in initiatives focusing on internet, energy and sustainability. His first project was building a boat that runs on solar energy, followed by the Smart Energy Accelerator and DOEN.
    • Ingvar Eriksson (VC & Accelerator)
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    • Business Creation Officer
    • InnoEnergy Scandinavia
    • http://www.innoenergy.com/bcs/innoenergy-highway/
    • Ingvar Eriksson is Business Creation Officer at InnoEnergy. His task is to manage InnoEnergy’s Business Accelerator program in the Nordic countries with the objective to support energy relevant startups to grow internationally. Prior to joining InnoEnergy, he was Founder and CEO of Novator AB, a Swedish company that provides advanced drilling machines to the aerospace industry.
    • Christina Schön (Service Provider)
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    • Senior Manager Tax & Legal
    • Germany Trade & Invest
    • http://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navigation/EN/welcome.html
    • Christina Schön is Senior Manager Tax & Legal at Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Since 2007 she advises and assists foreign companies seeking to enter the German market. Christina specializes on legal questions relevant to establishing businesses in Germany and has been working closely with many Nordic companies that have successfully expanded their business operations in Germany. Before joining GTAI she worked in the legal sector in Sweden and in Germany. Christina, who is a trained lawyer, studied international business law at the University of Lund in Sweden and the Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany.
    • Flérida Regueira Cortizo (Service Provider)
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    • Senior Manager Environmental Technologies
    • Germany Trade & Invest
    • http://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navigation/EN/welcome.html
    • Flérida Regueira Cortizo is Senior Manager for Environmental Technologies at Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Since 2004 Flérida advises investors interested in establishing a business in Germany. Prior to her position at GTAI she coordinated the business plan process at Skandia AB (Germany). In 1994 she graduated in Biology at the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil, and in 1998 at the University Potsdam in Germany, where she got an award from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). In 2003, Flérida completed a Master of Business Administration in Cambridge (UK) and Berlin.
    • Jan Michael Hess (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Ecosummit
    • http://ecosummit.net
    • Jan is Founder and CEO of Ecosummit and the Berlin-based consulting firm Mobile Economy. Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London and Paris. We promote startups, support co-investing and facilitate open innovation and corporate venturing. We focus on smart green cities, energy, mobility, buildings, IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain to foster the global energy transition and low-carbon economy. Since 2010, Jan organised 15 conferences in Berlin (8), London (4), Amsterdam (2) and Düsseldorf (1). He advises startups on fundraising 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 Yoga, Japan and Jazz.
    • Giovanni Fili (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Exeger
    • http://www.exeger.com
    • Giovanni Fili is an experienced entrepreneur and private investor with more than 20 years’ experience in entrepreneurship and 10 years’ experience in commercializing high tech innovations. Mr. Fili was born in 1976 and holds a M.Sc. in Business and Administration with a double major in Finance and Information Management from the Stockholm School of Economics where he graduated 2002. Mr. Fili has been invited several times to round table discussions with the Swedish Ministry of Energy and Enterprise to discuss the entrepreneurial climate in Sweden. He has also participated on state visits with the Swedish King to represent the future Swedish industry. Mr. Fili was recently appointed as a permanent member in the entrepreneurial forum to advise Minister Mikael Damberg on the entrepreneurial situation in Sweden.
    • Göran Folkesson (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Zbee
    • http://cleanmotion.se/zbee/
    • Göran Folkesson is Founder and Managing Director of Clean Motion AB and the father of Zbee, the world’s most energy efficient electric urban transport. Göran has a M.Sc degree in Automation Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology. Göran has previous work experience from Volvo Cars, IBM and Virtual Engineering. Virtual Engineering is an expert automotive engineering consultancy that Göran co-founded in 2004 and where he now serves as chairman of the board. Göran has a strong belief in using new technology to make products more environmentally friendly and at the same time more cost efficient. In December 2013, Göran and Clean Motion won the Zennström Green Mentorship Award and then had Niklas Zennström, founder of Skype, as mentor during 2014.
    • Charlotta Holmquist (Startup)
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    • CFO
    • Manetos Labs
    • https://www.manetos.com/en/manetos-labs/
    • Charlotta Holmquist is a serial entrepreneur and has been in the ICT industry for over 15 years. During her five startups, which she managed as CEO/COO and Co-founder, she has been responsible for raising over 10 million Euros, managing company exits and creating strategic partnerships with global companies. She is hands-on in operations, engaged in tech and customer development and a key player in the board and legal. She holds an MBA and has previously been Chief Analyst at Salomon Smith Barney in Chile.
    • Sara Sterner (Startup)
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    • Chief Communications Officer
    • Orbital Systems
    • https://orbital-systems.com
    • Sara Sterner is the Chief Communication Officer and also an Executive Board member of Orbital Systems AB. Orbital Systems technology is our answer to radically change the way we live with water. Based on founder Mehrdad Mahdjoubi’s work with the NASA Mars missions, Orbital Systems’ technology lets people use all the water they want without wasting any of it. Sara has a background in the world of talent, people and culture, employer branding and network structures. She also co-funded an executive search firm and spent a lot of time coaching startups both in Stockholm and in Malmö. She has a Master of Education from Lund and Stockholm University, and her role at Orbital systems is to help build a global successful company with a massively transformative purpose.
    • Sofie Allert (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Swedish Algae Factory
    • https://www.swedishalgaefactory.com
    • Sofie Allert is Co-Founder and CEO of Swedish Algae Factory. She has a Bachelor degree in Biotechnology and a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Business design from Chalmers University of Technology. The company was founded as a result of her passion for making use of a natural resource that can create a lot of sustainable value for society, algae. Swedish Algae Factory have developed a circular economic business model around a group of algae called diatoms. The organic biomass of diatoms is surrounded by a nanoporous glass shell. A shell that is naturally designed to trap light and nutrients efficiently and in different ways protect the algae, to secure its survival deep down in dark oceans.
    • Mikael Rittander (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Simplex Motion
    • http://simplexmotion.com
    • Mikael Rittander is the CEO of Simplex Motion and has a long international experience within the industry of material handling and telecom. Previous responsibilities within sales, marketing, project management, product management, purchasing, operational development and change management has brought a deep understanding for operational management. Master degree in Electrical Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology, Certified at StyrelseAkademien and Diploma from West Sweden Chamber of Commerce in MD’s role and responsibilities.
    • Henrik Båge (Startup)
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    • Co-Founder
    • Phoenix BioPower
    • http://phoenixbiopower.com
    • Henrik is heading the business development and funding activities of Phoenix BioPower. Henrik brings more than 15 years of experience in finance, private funding and business development in the clean tech sector. Henrik holds a Pol. Mag in Economics.
    • Anders Jansson (Startup)
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    • Commercial Director
    • CorPower Ocean
    • http://www.corpowerocean.com
    • With a master in Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation Anders has been successful building companies within the energy field. He is the Commercial Director at CorPower. CorPower has developed a compact high-efficiency Wave Energy Converter, inspired by the pumping principles of the human heart. Using a new control method, the Wave Energy Converters always oscillate in resonance with the incoming waves, strongly amplifying their motion and power capture resulting in a well recognised break through for the wave energy sector. Anders has a long and successful track record within marine energy. He founded Minesto in 2007 and during his time as CEO at Minesto he was responsible to build a company from an idea to a publicly traded company. He raised in excess of €30M in venture capital and €25M in governmental funding and built an organisation with top engineers in 3 countries. The company was successfully listed at Nasdaq First North in 2015.
    • Björn Jernström (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Ferroamp
    • http://www.ferroamp.com
    • Björn Jernström is CEO of Ferroamp. A company he founded in 2010 based on the now patented ACE technology that enables savings on grid fees and faster EV charging. The novel 4-quadrant inverter developed for this application now also supports solar cells and energy storage. Today Ferroamp sells PV inverters that bring benefits even without PV panels. Björn is the inventor behind four different patents related to the technology. Prior to starting Ferroamp he has worked as project manager for a thin film CIGS manufacturing plant, R&D manager for optical media replication equipment and also within different companies related to electric measurement technology. Björn has an MSc in Electrical Engineering from KTH in Stockholm. He has previously founded two successful startups in the electric power industry, both were acquired by industrial buyers.
    • Serdar Köse (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Greinon
    • https://www.greinon.se
    • Serdar Köse is CEO and Co-Founder of Greinon Engineering AB that develops a complete smart city management system to utilize the use of resources and provide environmentally friendly systems. The company was founded in 2012 and is located at Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden. Serdar has a sound R&D experience in various subjects, e.g. wireless communication, software development, system architecture design, etc. Serdar has a Master of Science degree in Wireless Communication Engineering from Lund University.
    • Tom Huizer (Startup)
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    • Business Developer
    • Heat Power
    • http://www.heatpower.nl
    • Tom Huizer currently works as business developer at the cleantech startup Heat Power BV. Heat Power developed a rapid response steam turbine system for electrical peak shaving in heat and power intensive SMEs. The system is offered as an add-on system to existing boilers and can be connected to commercial furnaces firing crude biomass. Tom graduated from the European master school of EIT InnoEnergy and joined Heat Power in 2016. He completed his first year of study at UPC Barcelona and the ESADE business school after which he graduated at TU/e Eindhoven. In 2017, Tom obtained his professional doctorate in engineering in the field of smart energy buildings and cities from the TU/e Eindhoven. In his private life Tom is strongly engaged in the energy transition by being a representative of the InnoEnergy Community, speaker on the power of collaboration at TEDx, alumni member of Team Energy and participant of a glacier expedition to Greenland with Artek and DTU.
    • Thomas Hohenacker (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Cleverciti Systems
    • https://www.cleverciti.com
    • Thomas Hohenacker is both an entrepreneur and manager, as well as an inventor and creator of new technologies and systems. Since 2010 he has devoted himself to the topic of smart city and smart apps with the objective to offer real data parking solutions and live information for drivers and cities. He has previously developed high-end digital solutions, such as remote controlled broadcast cameras, live broadcast studio systems, satellite transmission systems, new IP based control centers, portable live camera systems, 3-D visualization techniques and much more. Thomas Hohenacker created more than 50 international patents mainly focusing on new camera, transmission and digital technologies. The systems and products created by Mr. Hohenacker have been sold very successfully to over 40 countries world-wide and are still used by renowned broadcasters on a daily basis.