General Manager, Coneva
Jochen Schneider (*1970) studied Business Administration at the University of Bayreuth. After graduating he started his career as a Management Trainee in the pharma industry. The last 20 years he worked as a top management consultant, in various roles – Consultant, Partner, Co-Founder – and organizations – international management consultancies, consulting boutiques and his own companies.
For more than 10 years he specialized in the development of business models and sales strategies with a focus on renewable energies, decentralized energy management and digital technologies within the energy sector.
Since October 2017, Mr. Schneider is responsible for SMA’s newly founded entity Energy Services, which develops an innovative market space for digital energy services based on the “ennexOS” platform.
With the help of solar storage and digital technology, consumers will increasingly become the center of the distributed, flexible and clean power world. Many business models have been proposed, several already introduced – but what’s really viable to empower the consumer?