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.
Harald Zapp is the founder and CEO of Next Big Thing AG, an IoT company builder based in Berlin whose vision is to provide a complete range of services for the establishment of IoT joint ventures. The company launches several initiatives a year and provides seed financing, engineering expertise and support for start-ups. Previously, the sought-after expert on the Internet of Things und Industry 4.0 founded iThing4U GmbH, which today operates under the name relayr Inc. Harald Zapp is a member of the Bitkom Board of Directors.
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She is responsible for the Los Angeles Sustainability Program – and previously headed the White House Council for Environmental Quality for five years: Nancy H. Sutley is one of the world’s most sought-after experts in the field of environmental protection. In 2013, she developed the Climate Action Plan for former President Barack Obama. Today, the Harvard graduate’s tasks include overseeing the city’s environmental initiatives at the LA Department of Water and Power.