Matthias Kassner to become Vice President Product Marketing at EnOcean

Matthias Kassner will take over the position of Vice President Product Marketing in order to further expand the company’s position as the leading supplier of self-powered solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) by defining future, innovative products

Oberhaching, July 27, 2017

EnOcean, the world’s leading developer of energy harvesting wireless technology, appointed Matthias Kassner, EnOcean’s Product Marketing Director, to the position of Vice President Product Marketing on May 1, 2017. At the same time, he was appointed a member of the EnOcean management team. In this position, Matthias Kassner will be in charge of the global product marketing activities for the company’s current product portfolio for the key markets of building automation, smart homes, LED lighting control and industrial automation. In addition, Matthias Kassner will lead the definition of future, innovative EnOcean products in order to strengthen the company’s position as the leading supplier of energy harvesting wireless technology for maintenance-free applications in the Internet of Things.

Matthias Kassner has more than 15 years’ experience in the field of innovative wireless applications. Mr. Kassner has been EnOcean’s Product Marketing Director since 2013, responsible, among other things, for defining new solutions for LED lighting control as well as for building the company’s 2.4-GHz product portfolio. Before joining EnOcean, Matthias Kassner held various jobs at Texas Instruments (TI) for twelve years, from Wireless Field Application Engineer to EMEA Product Marketing Manager for TI’s application processor portfolio.

“We are delighted that Matthias Kassner has taken on the challenging and demanding position of Vice President Product Marketing and will in the future bring his usual enthusiasm to bear in managing EnOcean’s product portfolio as well as defining and developing future products,” says Andreas Schneider, CEO of EnOcean.

“As part of the EnOcean team, I look forward to further expanding our leading position in the area of self-powered wireless solutions. Maintenance-free sensors based on EnOcean technology will significantly facilitate the transition to big data analytics and the Internet of Things,” says Matthias Kassner, VP Product Marketing of EnOcean.

About EnOcean

EnOcean GmbH is the pioneer of energy harvesting. Headquartered in Oberhaching, near Munich, with its subsidiary in Salt Lake City, UT, the company delivers valuable data for the Internet of Things (IoT) with its resource-saving technology. For more than 20 years, EnOcean has been producing maintenance-free wireless switches and sensors, which gain their energy from the surroundings – from movement, light or temperature. The combination of miniaturized energy converters, ultra-low power electronics and robust radio technology based on open standards (EnOcean, Zigbee and Bluetooth®) forms the foundation for digitized buildings, services and production processes in the IoT. The self-powered solutions are used in building automation, smart homes, LED lighting control and industrial applications. As an innovation driver, EnOcean is a strong partner for more than 350 leading product manufacturers and has already completed more than a million buildings worldwide with energy harvesting solutions.

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