About

Lorena Škiljan is an energy expert with over eight years of experience in different management positions in the energy sector. Lorena was CEO of a digital marketing company. She is founder of Blockchain Austria, Blockchain Enthusiast and regular speaker at international technology conferences.

Lorena is a hands-on person and has already rolled out numerous projects in different industries based on blockchain technology.
Lorena is acting as an advisory board member of the European Utility Week and as a council at the Vienna University of applied science.

In her management role, Lorena was responsible for product development (electricity, natural gas, district heating and cooling tariffs, PV solutions, Storage Solutions, rolling out e-mobility infrastructure and a tariff system, etc.), product management and market analysis as well as innovation (peer to peer energy trading via blockchain, smart city solutions, innovating different business models).
She designed and rolled out one of the most innovative R&D smart city projects implementing cutting edge technologies and consumer centric business models in a high-end district in Vienna. This project is one of the most successful regarding implementation of new technologies with a tight involvement of the tenants.

Lorena Škiljan holds a law degree from the University of Vienna as well as an Energy Management MBA degree of Vienna University of Economics.

Experience as a speaker and moderator

  • Advisory board European Utility Week: responsible for program design, moderator and speaker in the summit sessions (executive part of the conference)
  • Speaker at the CHARGE Energy Branding conference
  • Speaker and moderator at the ENGERATI Meets, Energy Conference
  • Speaker and moderator at IoT Forum
  • Speaker and moderator at Succus Blockchain Summit, ANON Blockchain Summit, ect.
  • Organizing, hosting and moderating different events, especially in the fields Energy Business, Innovation and Blockchain.

Functional Expertise

  • Ideation & Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Innovation & Venture Building
  • Data & BI
  • Go-To-Market Strategy
  • Performance Marketing
  • Project Management

Projects

Smart City Project

Design and Roll out of a cutting-edge R&D Smart City Project implementing new technologies as well as customer centric project approach

Structuring energy production

Conventional vs. renewable energy including pricing models

Blockchain energy trading

Peer-to-peer small scale electricity trading based on blockchain technology

Blockchain-based donation

A blockchain-powered application enables charities to fundraise and turn the collected funds into tokens

Green Media Hotels

Strategy and business development for a next generation developer and operator of high-end hotels with smart living technologies

We are always looking for new talent to join our team!

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