Please join us in welcoming Ray Neubauer to the Akenza Business team! Ray is appointed as Akenza’s Senior Business Developer and will be based in our Zurich headquarters. Ray comes with an incredible range of business experience and has made a reputation for bridging the gap between startups, cities, corporates, educators and leaders in their field while he was serving his leading role at Kickstart Innovation as Vertical Lead for Smart City & Technology.
Ray brings remarkable business development experience to Akenza as we grow into new markets and continue our development in Switzerland. He brings a "You Can" attitude into the workplace coupled with an ambitious drive. We are sure that he is the right fit for our team and will embark on our continued mission to explore and realise the potential of IoT at home and with businesses around the world.Vikram Bhatnager, CEO Akenza
With innovation and business development at the forefront of his career Ray is also an advisory board member for some Swiss smart city associations and international energy startups. Beside his new role at Akenza, he also works with companies, where he brings together small-scale investors to finance and build solar power plants for a sustainable energy future. Ray graduated as BSc. in Electrical Engineering from HSR Rapperswil and MSc. in Sustainable Energy Technologies and Management from Brunel University, London.
In his spare time Ray loves to cook for his wife and family (and sometimes even invited guests). As well as his culinary skills Ray also enjoys brewing craft beer.
Furthermore, he is into different types of sports like snow shoeing, mountain biking, sailing and running. In quieter times, he likes to spend his time at home watching international soccer games or helping his dad with home renovations.