Daniel Von Gaertner

COO
Fresh Energy

Daniel von Gaertner is the Co-Founder and COO of Fresh Energy, which is the first digital and data driven energy company. Fresh generates unparalleled insights based on smart meter data and monetize these insights in such a way that the customer benefits and has always control over his/her data. Utilizing large energy consumption data sets, Fresh is based on secure machine learning algorithms that can be compared to „Shazam for Power“.


Before co-founding Fresh Energy, Daniel was part of the small team which designed and developed the innogy Innovation Hub, which aims to develop new business models for the utility sector. Prior to that, he worked in several roles in the energy sector (RWE, dena) and e-commerce (Otto Group). Daniel holds a Master’s degree in Strategy & Innovation from the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria and Bachelor’s degree in Business & Economics from Witten/Herdecke University, Germany.