Ferdinand Grapperhaus (jr.)
Ferdinand is the CEO and Co-founder of PHYSEE Technologies. PHYSEE has the mission to make the built environment energy neutral and more comfortable. The company does so by installing SmartSkin technology that enables buildings to reduce energy consumption with more than 20% while increasing comfort for its users significantly.
Ferdinand has grown the company from start to the current phase: With 40+ team members, a patent portfolio, large scale projects and strategic partnerships, PHYSEE has become a fast-growing tech scale-up driven by impact and recently recognized as the #1 most innovative SME of the Netherlands by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.
Having passion for both product and people, Ferdinand believes that co-creations will improve our approach to speed-up the energy transition. Ferdinand also serves as Technology Pioneer for the World Economic Forum, is advisory board member of SchahlLED GmbH and founded GESTE Summerschool – an educational project for kids to learn about smart technology and the energy transition.