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eSMART technologies

eSMART develops smart home management systems that give you the choice to know where you use energy and the power to do something about it.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Chemin de Pierrefleur, Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
  • Currency CHF
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Imagine a system consisting of modules the size of 3 cubes of sugar that are installed directly behind the plugs in your home or in your office building. No rewiring is necessary, the module communicate through the power-line. These modules are connected to a touch screen that enables you to understand, control and reduce your energy consumption. All of that at a glance and with the tip of your fingers.


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    Fabrizio Lo Conte

    Fabrizio Lo Conte acts as CEO and makes his vision and friendly nature his guiding principle to run the business. As one of the co-founders, he came up with the idea to fill a need: to make his home in the South of Italy safer by having an intelligent home automation system. He is an EPFL micro technical engineer finishing up his doctorate thesis in embedded boards for high-voltage networks. He also built a microbrewery in his lab.

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    Laurent Fabre

    Laurent Fabre, as the co-founder, he incarnates the vision of the company and organizes and structures the offer to the clients. He is patient, a great listener and a natural at translating scientific ideas into commercial applications. He is an HES and EPFL in microtechnics and electricity and is currently finishing up his doctorate thesis in smart grid technologies. An avid wine connoisseur, he invented a wine probe.

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    Patricia Schwarz

    Patricia Schwarz is responsible for marketing. She has worked as a marketing executive for international start-ups in Switzerland and Boston for a decade. She has extensive experience in branding, creating exciting consumer experience and setting up networks of strategic partners. She is well connected and has an outgoing personality. Holds a Bachelor in History from the College of Charleston. A former international basketball player and is now

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    Sébastien Bergin

    Sébastien Bergin is responsible for business development. He is a certified product management professional and a business school graduate with over ten years of experience as project manager for large telecom operators in France and Switzerland. He specialized in developing and introducing innovative products to market. Sébastien is the president of a local news radio station. He brings structure, precision and a good sense of humor to the team.