Robert Heinecke

Founder & CEO

Breeze Technologies, Germany

Robert Heinecke is an entrepreneur, futurist thinker and smart city expert. He is the CEO of Breeze Technologies, a German industry leader in air quality sensors, data and clean air action intelligence, which he founded in 2015. Before that, Robert worked for multiple international consultancies in strategy and digitalisation. He holds degrees in Computer Science and IT Management & Consulting. Robert is a "Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe", "Capital 40 Under 40" and 2019 Young Green Tech Entrepreneur of the Year. He works as a Climate Pact Ambassador for the EU's Climate Pact and advises the French NGO UrbanAI. Previous advisory engagements include being a member of the scientific advisory board of the Federal Association for Electric Mobility in Germany and the European Commission's "Young Leaders of Industry" sustainability panel.