Our Speakers of 2019

Our speakers come from a variety of innovative and transformative businesses. They are selected because they often went in the “opposite direction” and are not afraid to ask or answer uncomfortable questions. Successful business models are often built upon controversial thinking.


Business Development Director
Alibaba Cloud
Head of E-Mobility Services
Telekom Deutschland

Dr. Samir Kadunic

VXE | Manager Smart Mobility
CTO & Co-Founder
High Mobility
CEO Client Architect
Wirelane GmbH


Hubject GmbH

Marcella Gäb

Telekom Deutschland GmbH

Claus-Peter Heinrich

Strichpunkt GmbH


Virta Ltd.

Dr. Michael Hajesch

Ionity GmbH

Markus Bartenschlager

Digital Charging Solutions GmbH

Markus Raich

Digital Energy Solutions GmbH & Co. KG

Katherine Herzog Parsons

BP Technology Ventures Limited

Dr. Samir Kadunic

Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

Dr. Michael Mischke



Electrify America LLC

Michael Plagge

Alibaba Cloud Germany

Reinhard Rümler

PwC Management Consulting Energy & Utilities

Stephan Schnieber

IBM Germany GmbH

Constantin Schwaab

Wirelane GmbH

Dr. Andreas Stiegler

Strichpunkt GmbH

Klaus Stodick

UPS Deutschland S.à r.l. & Co. OHG

Casper Svensson

Citylogistik Danmark A/S

Kevin Valdek

High-Mobility GmbH

Paul Jan Jacobs


Heikki Ahdekivi

K Auto Oy

Dr. Gabriel Seiberth

Accenture GmbH

Lars Lee-Potreck

Siemens AG


eeMobility GmbH

Marcus Fendt

The Mobility House GmbH


Oyster Lab – Alpiq

Michael Perschke

Automobili Pininfarina GmbH

Marcus Cramer

Head of Analytics
Westphalia DataLab GmbH

Nikolaus Sauer


Kristofer Fröjd

Ellevio AB

Beres Seelbach


Jeremy McCool


Dr. Jan Strobel


Michael D. Farkas

Blink Charging Co.

Herman Chang


Markus Hackmann

P3 Automotive GmbH

Simon Hou


Anja Van Niersen

Allego B.V.

Giovanni Cappola


Alexander van Os

Venture IQ BV

Karl Eberhard Hunke

Cut Power AG

Benedict Schulte zur Hausen

BMW Group

Christian Hahn

Hubject GmbH

Previous Speakers of the icnc

Dr. Dieter Zetsche

Chairman of Daimler AG — 
Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars
Lior Sethon

Deputy General Manager of Aftermarket Division — Mobileye, An Intel Company
Dr. Thomas Sedran

Senior VP Group Strategy — Volkswagen AG
Simon Lonsdale

Senior VP, Business Development — Chargepoint, Inc.
Christoph Bornschein


Senior Project Manager, Director Assistant of Power Electronics and Grid department — Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute Europe (GEIRI Europe), State Grid Corporation of China
Elke Temme

Senior VP Emobility — innogy SE
Dr. Bernhard Blättel

Vice President Mobility Services — BMW Group
Patrick Setzer

Mobility Services, Head of Parking & Charging — BMW GROUP
Giovanni Palazzo

President & CEO — Electrify America

Professor at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Director of the UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC)

Analytics Client Architect — IBM Germany
Michael Perschke

CEO — Pininfarina

CTO & Co-Founder — High Mobility
Dr. Gabriel Seiberth

Managing Director — Accenture GmbH
Nikolaus Sauer

Senior Manager, Business Development & Strategy — BYTON
Michael D. Farkas

Founder, Executive Chairman, and CEO — Blink
Alexander van Os

Partner & Co-Founder — Venture IQ BV
Katherine Herzog Parsons

Ventures Principal — BP Technology Ventures Limited
Benedict Schulte zur Hausen

M&A, Cooperation Management — BMW Group

Chief Technology Officer — NTT DATA Deutschland GmbH
Rami Syväri

Head of International Sales & Business Development — Fortum

Co-founder and COO — XCharge

Founder & CEO — eMotorWerks
Harmeet Singh

Chief Technology Officer — Greenlots

Partner — McKinsey & Company
Elias Pöyry

CBO — Virta Ltd.

CEO — Shanghai PowerShare Tech Ltd.

Founder and Chief Curator — LA CoMotion Founder and Chairman at NewCities

CEO — Hubject GmbH

Director Strategy — Strichpunkt GmbH

Product Marketing Electrification — Audi AG
Dr. Michael Mischke

Director Mobility — PCH Innovations

Creative Technologist — Strichpunkt GmbH
Constantin Schwaab

CEO — Wirelane