CommUnity by InnoEnergy

CommUnity Team

Blog Post created by CommUnity by InnoEnergy Partner on 20-Sep-2017

A warm welcome from the CommUnity




Claudio Geyken 

CommUnity Officer


Claudio is the founder and director of the CommUnity project and works for InnoEnergy. He cares deeply about sustainability, equality and creating meaningful connections between like minded people to improve our world. Having studied the RENE master he is interested in particular in solar energy and storage. He's multicultural and loves languages. He manages the team of representatives for awesome CommUnity activities and events! He is excited about establishing links between InnoEnergy employees in order to achieve knowledge triangle.





Robert Pleticha

Online CommUnity Manager


Rob is a community organiser whose work has taken him from the United States to Romania, then France, and Spain. He loves traveling and believes in the power of communities to be a place for people to network, share information, and improve their lives, by coming together on the right platform. He is energized to be working with the bright InnoEnergy team to help contribute towards the strengthening of the community through managing and optimizing content on the CommUnity platform. Get in contact with him if you'd like to find out how to increase your visibility and involvement





Falko Döring

CommUnity Engagement Manager


Falko is the CommUnity Engagement Manager of our community. A position tailor made for him, because his passion is to connect people, business and opportunities for a purpose. The purpose for him is to live a sustainable life without jeopardising future generations. In order to connect, he encourages to share the values of entrepreneurship, innovations and sustainable energy solutions, to organise fantastic events and to have a meaningful impact. As an alumni of the master school ENTECH, his journey brought him closer to new cultures and languages. He enjoys sport, music and strategic board games. Contact him to get stronger involved in the CommUnity, to make your ideas reality!






Marina Gil

CommUnity Officer Assistant


Marina is passionate about renewable energy and electric vehicles. For her, it is the realistic and viable future of energy generation and mobility. Her lifestyle is in accordance with the environment: reduce, reuse and recycle are her bases.
Her background is in Energy engineering and she is enrolled in the RENE master program. She believes that InnoEnergy and its CommUnity are making an excellent job in terms of sustainability and taking part of it is a good way of learning. The CommUnity is going to be challenging and demanding but this is inspiring her to improve day by day at the office.





Alba Mata

UX Design Intern


Alba is an advertiser and UX designer, passionate about platforms because of their power to connect like-minded people. With a background on Sharing Economy Platforms, she loves design and its power to communicate. She believes that new technologies have provided the tools to connect people in unprecedent ways and that we must use such power to disrupt the energy sector. Really glad to be part of the InnoEnergy, she is looking forward to bringing her learning to the community and to contribute to this crucial purpose-driven venture of making the world a sustainable place.





Here are the CommUnity representatives who are passionate volunteers on their free time.



Tomas Baronas

Mentoring Programme Manager


Tomas is a Electromechanical/Software Engineer working on a number of projects as part of a hardware/software development company. He holds a BASc in Mechanical Engineering from UBC and an MSc. Management in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from ESADE in collaboration with InnoEnergy, and has previously worked in HP, Canon, and Greenlight Innovation amongst others designing and building machines, products and software. Currently residing in Barcelona, yet always on the move, Tomas loves to travel, snowboard, and enjoy life to the fullest moment. See the full Mentoring Programme Team here.







Rudolph Santarromana 

CommUnity Post Manager


Rudolph lives in a constant state of observation and learning. Music, nature, history, astronomy, humanity, and sustainability are among his many interests and it leads him to write about things. He believes that people and relationships are the ultimate strength of a person and that these are necessary to pursue his goal of developing a sustainable future.





Laura Broleri

Lisbon Local CommUnity Manager


Laura strives to create and foster a strong network made of people and industries who work together towards a necessary sustainability revolution. Education and cultural awareness are what Laura identifies as key activities to solve the current complex world's situation. She lived between Italy, China, Spain and Portugal and she is focused and committed to transform people's enthusiasm for sustainable development into a solid reality.






Oriol Pujoldevall

Barcelona Local CommUnity Manager 


Oriol aims to be in a constant state of evolution. He defines his career goal as the achievement of the perfect harmony between the Citizen and the City. Constantly pursuing new challenges, his main driver is building things that both fulfill him and lead to change the Status Quo. He was Local Representative during his first year in Stockholm, and now he’s using that experience to act as Local manager of the CommUnity in Barcelona. 






Lukas Keller

Stockholm Local CommUnity Manager


Lukas is convinced that connecting people in co-creative and entrepreneurial ways enables them to tackle tomorrow's challenges in energy and sustainability. Open and direct communication is the method and building up the people in his environment is the purpose. He constantly looks for new ideas to get inspired and to evolve. Lukas managed and facilitated several events in the CommUnity Lisbon for students, academics and entrepreneurs. He is currently expanding this work to Stockholm as Local CommUnity Manager. 






Adam Nagy

Leuven Local CommUnity Manager 


Adam believes that solving our deeply embedded societal problems requires holistic approaches, and a dedicated, diverse group of people working together towards a common goal. Being disciplined in multiple areas is a key to innovation, therefore studying in the Energy for Smart Cities program was a perfect choice to leverage his entrepreneurial mindset and expertise in ICT. He is constantly looking for people in- & outside the CommUnity to work on amazing ideas together, and you are likely to bump into him on a hackathon.






Davide Garufi

Eindhoven/Benelux Local CommUnity Manager


Davide aims to leverage on the CommUNITY network to change the game. Only together we can reach tremendous sustainability goals for our society.  He is an alumnus of the postmaster program PDEng Smart Energy Buildings and Cities at TU/e Eindhoven. Currently working as Project Manager in VITO. Entrepreneurial minded he has worked for a startup into BIPV Facade systems and recently started his own company. In his experience as CommUNITY Manager since March 2015 he strives to empower the representative teams, support the members and attract new communities towards ours with the goal of bringing more value. 






Filippo Capizzi

Catania Local CommUnity Manager


Filippo decided to take action against misconception and nescience towards energy and renewables by educating people with solid and provable facts. As an InnoEnergy SENSE alumnus, through the CommUnity – and the power of innovative collaboration – he wants to empower students, professionals and simple enthusiasts for them to make the right choice and get proper knowledge. After travelling all over Europe and working in companies like STMicroelectronics and Engie, he’s now involved in pushing the activity in his beloved




Samrat Bose

Karlsruhe Local CommUnity Manager


Samrat is a result driven individual who believes that innovation without an impact is just an idea with a promise. He aims to bridge the gap between an idea and making it to a tangible innovation. An expert in decentralized power generation and grid integration, and working towards the integration of IoT and Blockchain with the energy industry, he believes that a collective approach as a CommUnity towards the energy crisis can pave a path towards the goal of free-energy future. Having worked in the community of Lisbon as a CommUnity Engagement representative developing valuable relations with key people from the venture capital world in Lisbon, Samrat is now looking forward to expand the horizons of the great potential of the CommUnity of Karlsruhe.




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