Jan Michael Hess

Jan is Founder of Ecosummit and Ecosummit Ventures. Ecosummit Ventures will be an independent smart green VC in Berlin that invests in European software and hardware startups. Ecosummit is Europe's leading conference for smart green startups, investors and corporates. Our vision is to automate sustainability in energy, mobility and cities. Our events are startup markets enabling business development, co-investing, open innovation, corporate venturing and M&A. Since 2010, Jan organised 20 conferences in 5 countries. Ecosummit TV on YouTube provides over 1.100 videos (500.000 views). Prior to founding Mobile Economy in 2000, Jan worked for Pixelpark, Icon Medialab and Ciao as Strategy Consultant, Senior Project Manager and Head of Marketing and Sales. Holding a business degree from the University of Mannheim, he lives in Berlin with his wife Simone and their son Mateo and is a big fan of Yoga, Japan and Jazz.

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