"I would rather loose money than trust"
JOCHEN 'JOE' RENZ
Held several international executive leadership positions at Computer Associates (CA Technologies), including COO of European Operations.
Extensive network in the startup community around New Mobility that spans hundreds of startups, technology companies, incubators / accelerators, academia and the investor community.
Mentor at TechStars Mobility Detroit, Microsoft Accelerator, 1871.
Initiator and Founding Member of the Board of Directors at the Illinois Autonomous Vehicle Association.
Advisor at the IOTA Foundation and Global Blockchain Ventures.
Informed strategic investment decisions at world leading software companies including SAP, Microsoft and Infor around enterprise applications, cloud computing, optimization and autonomous agents.
Initiated SAP’s work on the Internet of Things (IoT) with the MIT Auto-ID Center in 2000. Worked with Stuart Kaufman from the Santa Fe institute on autonomous systems and agent-based optimization. Formulated SAP’s Adaptive Supply Network vision.
Lead the development of several product innovations from inception through market launch.
Current focus areas are data economies and the “Economy of Things” including frictionless peer-to-peer marketplaces.