As an industrial location Berlin is alive, developing and changing. Daily. The fact that it works lies in the hands of visionaries and progressive thinkers – particularly innovative solutions are presented at the Berlin Urban Tech Summit at the Future City Exhibition. These are lighthouse projects that are brought to life for all the participants.
The Berlin-based software company VIOM GmbH was founded with the focus on the use of new technologies for an increasingly mobile society. As Managing Director and CEO, Kathrin Küttner-Lipinski is responsible for Corporate Strategy & Organization. Having worked in quality management and the conceptualization and introduction of e-training materials at the Berlin software company IVU Traffic Technologies AG, she is now working on the expansion and transformation of existing mobility concepts.
Energy & Mobility
Alexander Gerfer is CEO and CTO of one of the largest European manufacturers of electronic and electromechanical components with around 7,000 employees at locations in Waldenburg, Munich, Berlin and Barcelona. A graduate in electrical engineering, he learned his trade from the ground up. Before and during his studies at the University of Applied Sciences Cologne, the qualified radio and television technician worked in sales and as a technician. Today he is an author in the field of consumer electronics, co-author of various specialist books and holds numerous patents. He was part of the company from the very beginning and is responsible for strategy and consequently for product management, quality control, supply chain management, research and development.