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.
Design and Roll out of a cutting-edge R&D Smart City Project implementing new technologies as well as customer centric project approach
Conventional vs. renewable energy including pricing models
Peer-to-peer small scale electricity trading based on blockchain technology
A blockchain-powered application enables charities to fundraise and turn the collected funds into tokens
Strategy and business development for a next generation developer and operator of high-end hotels with smart living technologies