Jan Michael Hess

Jan is Founder and CEO of Ecosummit and the Berlin-based consulting firm Mobile Economy. Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in energy, mobility and cities. Our conferences are physical marketplaces enabling business development, co-investing, open innovation and corporate venturing. We also advise startups on optimising their Series A/B/C, develop a coworking space in Berlin and raise a €15M seed fund. Since 2010, Jan organised 18 conferences in Berlin (8), Paris (1), London (5), Amsterdam (2), Stockholm (1) and Düsseldorf (1). He 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.

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