Stephan Dufhues is in charge of Cassini's Internet-of-Things focus area, which covers a wide range of topics from the digital business model, legal and regulatory requirements to the technology selection of networked solutions. He has his roots in the Smart Home industry and is always looking forward to new tasks and projects in this field.
Bernd Mildebrath is an experienced expert in the German utilities industry working as business developer for Schleupen AG. His current activities focus on smart solutions in software, services and consulting to make the Energiewende a success within the German utility industry. As board member of the EDNA Bundesverband, Bernd Mildebrath, chairs the annual “EDNA-Kamingespräche” and is part of EDNA’s marketing and strategy team. In his spare time and as member of the Frontinus-Gesellschaft, Bernd Mildebrath publishes results of his research into the history of the German utilities industry.
Dr. Klaus Manhart is a freelance specialist for IT and science in Munich. He studied "Logic and Science Theory" and Psychology at the University of Munich. After completing his degree as a research assistant and lecturer at the universities of Munich and Leipzig, he worked in the field of computer simulation. Since 1999 he has been working as a freelance writer for IT magazines such as Computerwoche, CIO and ct. IT journalism focuses on business computing, cloud, big data, artificial intelligence and mobile applications.
Stefan is Director Presales Europe at Cologne-based IoT connectivity provider 1NCE GmbH. The former McKinsey consultant spent eight years as presales consultant and support manager in the area of IoT / M2M at azeti Networks AG in Berlin as well as Technical Sales Expert at Lemonbeat GmbH, Dortmund.
There from the very beginning of Lemonbeat GmbH, Oliver Klimek leads its Verticals team. He is currently working on a number of proof of concepts in co-operation with Phoenix Contact in the area of Building Automation. Oliver brings with him long-term business development and project management experience.
Uwe Kühnel ist Head of Business Development at Lemonbeat. Extensive experience in the areas of Sales and Marketing, as well as a business consultant. Uwe began working fulltime in IoT in 2014.
Florian Kopshoff leads the marketing team of Lemonbeat GmbH. With market research as his professional background he learned a lot about technology and the IoT market at the company – and still does every day.
Beate is Lemonbeat’s Technical Writer and thereby responsible for all documentation and getting the developers to open up and share their „know how" – not always an easy task. She loves structuring a text as well as finding logical and linguistic glitches. Maybe it’s an inheritance from her time as QA specialist at a translation and localization company, working for customers with high quality demands like Microsoft, IBM and SAP. As a certified “Technical Communicator (tekom)” she loves learning new things and after getting to know a bit about pathology by working for a medical software company she’s now into the world of IoT and LsDL.
Bekir İçli is Software Engineering Manager at Accenture Digital in Instanbul, Turkey. As Global Lead for Embedded Software Development Capabilities he is coordinating all the activities around Embedded Software Development and is familiar with Lemonbeat since its development for the Innogy Smart Home System. In Istanbul, Accenture Digital focuses on Software- and Business Development.