Dr. Lars Hoffmann:
"I support clean energy thought leaders in creating shareholder value as independent board member and senior advisor."
As entrepreneur, manager, consultant, and engineer I bring a unique and credible perspective to the table
I founded and successfully sold the clean energy IIoT company fos4X
I scaled the company as CEO with strong focus on shareholder value
I have a business degree and McKinsey consulting experience
I have a PhD in sensor technology and degree in electrical engineering
My sweet spot
To ensure that my work is relevant and fruitful, I focus my time on European early to growth stage energy tech companies that will make a difference
How I deliver value
I support as active, independent board member, industry advisor and management coach – always with a strong focus on shareholder value
I support energy tech companies as an active board member. As a board’s chairman I align expectations and needs of management and investors.
I make board meetings engaging, structured, and worth-while for everyone involved.
I support venture capital and private equity companies in their investment decisions and advise their portfolio companies.
In venture companies I help to lay the foundations (processes, culture and strategy) to be able to scale.
I support leaders to avoid foot traps, to focus on the right aspects, to professionalize their organization, and to grow personally.
I target issues with candor while taking other perspectives with empathy to help the leadership grow.
I work with venture capital funds, private equity firms, accelerators and their portfolio companies
What's driving me
I am an entrepreneur and clean energy expert and I love to solve the pressing issues of our time together with creative and strategic thinkers
I am passionate about utilizing technology and market means to change the way we treat our planet
As a successful entrepreneur, I feel the urge to share my experience with other founders and leaders
I like to work creatively with diverse teams and cherish good startup culture and modern leadership