Vice President Innovation and Co-founder
Frank Schmidt, a co-founder of EnOcean, is a pioneer in energy harvesting and the visionary in the leadership team of EnOcean. As VP Innovation, he is responsible for the overall technical orientation, patent related activities as well as the relationship management with educational, research and scientific organizations.
Before joining EnOcean he was at the Central Research Department of Siemens AG where he created the self-powered wireless sensor technology as early as 1995. He has been granted more than 40 patents for his energy harvesting inventions and is the author of numerous technical publications in this field. Frank is a Physicist and studied at the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany.