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
Matthias Wissmann

President, VDA
Lior Sethon (ISR)

Deputy General Manager of Aftermarket Division at Mobileye, An Intel Company

Managing Director, HERE Deutschland GmbH
Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann

Chairman, German National Platform for Electric Mobility
Dr. Thomas Sedran

Senior VP Group Strategy at Volkswagen AG
Simon Lonsdale

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


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

Senior VP Emobility at innogy SE
Wilko Andreas Stark

VP Daimler Strategy & Product Strategy and Planning Mercedes-Benz Cars at Daimler AG
Dr. Bernhard Blättel

Vice President Mobility Services at BMW Group
Giovanni Palazzo

President & CEO – Electrify America
Patrick Setzer

Mobility Services, Head of Parking & Charging at BMW GROUP

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

Director Policy & Government Affairs, DACH — Lime
Damien Declerq

EVP EMEA at Local Motors
Andreas Erwig

VP Business Development and Business Opereations for the Traffic Product Unit at TOMTOM
Dr. Helmut W. Morsi

Adviser to the Director & Coordinator for Innovation at European Commission, DG MOVE-B

Deputy Chair, Committee on Transport and Digital Infrastructure at Free Democratic Party Germany
Tobias Weiper

Co-Founder and Managing Director at EVOPARK GmbH
Rami Syväri

Head of International Sales & Business Development at Fortum
Johannes Pallasch

Team Leader Emobility Infrastructure at NOW GmbH
Jan Tjis Nijssen

Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company
Jaap Burger

Launch Manager at WE DRIVE SOLAR
Dr. Stephan Hell

Head of Research and Development at Allego
Dietrich Sümmermann

Co-Founder at SHARE & CHARGE
Chris Wendel

Alexander Miras


Vice President Business Development at Bosch Software Innovations

Co-Founder and CEO at NUMA Germany & DATACITY Germany

Director of Integration, Product Owner at XAIN AG

Director of Market Development at Hubject Inc.

Head of Partnerships at Energi Mine

Product Marketing Electrification at Audi AG

CEO at Starhome Mach

Managing Partner at GreenWay

Chief Technology Officer at NTT DATA Deutschland GmbH

Director, Strategic Alliances at Ridecell

CEO at Hubject GmbH

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

CEO at Shanghai PowerShare Tech Ltd.
Elias Pöyry

CBO — Virta Ltd.

Partner at McKinsey & Company
Harmeet Singh

Chief Technology Officer at Greenlots
Christian Lang

CEO at Chargery GmbH

Founder & CEO at eMotorWerks

Co-founder and COO at XCharge

Senior Director at Qualcomm CDMA Technologies GmbH
Gideon van Dijk (NLD)

Co-Founder and CEO at Chargetrip
Jan Aengenvoort (GER)

Head of Communications & Market Research at Next Kraftwerke
Dr. Michael Hajesch

Managing Director CEO — Ionity GmbH