Philipp Joas is a visionary leader with a rich background spanning entrepreneurship, corporate strategy, and venture capital, accumulating extensive expertise over several years in both startup ventures and established corporate environments, while placing a high value on fostering strong partnerships. Presently, he holds the role of Managing Director at Ampero GmbH, a subsidiary of BayWa r.e., where he spearheads innovation in renewable energy software solutions.
Philipp´s professional journey is marked by a diverse range of experiences. He co-founded eWings.com, a successful SaaS company focusing on business travel management, which was later acquired by the Hogg Robinson Group (later Amex Travel). He also founded Humly, a platform offering digital self-help courses and personal coaching for mental health, showcasing his commitment to impactful ventures.
Prior to his current role, Philipp served as the Head of Venture Architects at Daimler AG’s Lab1886, an innovation lab and company builder for Mercedes Benz AG. His expertise in venture-building and his background as a Business Angel, making private early-stage startup investments, has significantly shaped his understanding of emerging markets and innovative technologies.
At Ampero GmbH, Philipp leverages his startup background within a corporate environment, emphasizing the fusion of agility and structure necessary for success. He emphasizes the crucial role of building high-performing teams and the value of strong partnerships especially in the renewable energy industry.
With a unique blend of expertise in venture-funded startups and corporate strategy, Philipp Joas continues to drive innovation in renewable energy portfolio management as the Managing Director of Ampero GmbH, aiming to set new standards in the industry.
- The Role of Technology in Managing Large Renewable Portfolios