Management Team

Kjartan V. Skaugvoll
CEO

Kjartan V. Skaugvoll

  • responsible for Strategy, General Management and International Development
„After a career within the utility sector, I am thrilled to head a company that enables paradigm shifts and to facilitate market changes...”
René Böringer
co-founder and CCO

René Böringer

  • responsible for Sales, Projects and Business Development
„The developments in the market are still young but at the same time radical and revolutionary. I am inspired through exploring new frontiers with my customers. This way market challenges become business opportunities...”
Gunnar Scharfe
co-founder and CFO/COO

Gunnar Scharfe

  • responsible for Technology Development, Operations and Finance
„The technical challenges are unique. Our team provides new approaches and solutions while assuring that we comply with the project structure and quality required for business critical industrial scale systems...”

Supervisory Board

Dr. Philipp Ulbrich

Dr. Philipp Ulbrich

  • is Head of Innovation Scouting & Strategic Co-Investments (SCI) at E.ON SE, Essen, focusing on new business models and solutions in energy networks, renewables and customer solutions (B2C & B2B)
  • has an extensive background in Finance having lead an E.ON group-wide working capital improvement project and the finance division of the French subsidy
Stephan Berendsen

Stephan Berendsen

  • has many years of experience as a Business Angel
  • is a member of the investment committee of the innovation fonds of Bayern Kapital
  • is founder of Living Mobile GmbH, one of the pioneers in the mobile gaming market. Within three years Living Mobile became one of the top 10 mobile gaming companies in Europe. The Walt Disney Company acquired Living Mobile in November 2015.
  • is founder of RVS Datentechnik GmbH/Living Byte Software GmbH, the worldwide leading ISDN software company. With more than 15 million sold copies RVS-COM was the best selling ISDN communications software worldwide.
Pieter Trienekens
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Pieter Trienekens

  • is member of the Supervisory Board of DNV Kema and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Stedin [Dutch distribution system operator (DSO)]
  • is owner and Managing Director of PTCM; consultancy and management mainly in the energy sector
  • was CEO of the Stedin; DSO with more than 2 mln. electricity connections and more than 1.9 mln. gas connections
  • former member of the Executive Board of N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie; an international gas infrastructure company in the Netherlands
  • has longstanding executive experience in the gas industry and extensive knowledge in business development, international sales and negotiations in the energy sector