Since more than 10 years, Helmut Schroeder has been a pioneer in IoT for smart street lighting. He founded Owlet GmbH, a telemanagement startup for monitoring, controlling, metering and managing outdoor lighting in 2008 and has been the general manager of Owlet Gmb ever since.

Helmut laid the foundations of IoT and controlled systems for the Group Schréder, experts in lightabilityTM.

Today he is also the head of Group Ideation & Intellectual Property for Schréder and chairman of the Ucify Alliance. Helmut holds an Engineer Degree in Industrial Electronics from Rhein-Main University Wiesbaden. He previously worked for industrial leader like ABB and Honeywell.