Keynote Speaker Category: The Future, The Future of Cities, The Future of Transport,
Florian Lennert is co-founder and Managing Partner of Future Lab Berlin where he advises investors, institutions and industry. The focus is on sustainable innovation, urban tech, future mobility and education. Florian and his team provides strategic advisory services focusing on sustainable innovation, urban technology and future mobility.
Previously, Florian founded and led Intelligent City, an applied research and innovation platform and living lab established by the Innovation Centre for Mobility and Societal Change (InnoZ) in Berlin in cooperation with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from 2010-2018.
Working with industry, science and government, Intelligent City established the EUREF Campus and living lab in Berlin and collaborated with a range of international research partners including LSE Cities, MIT Media Lab and UC Berkeley in developing sustainable urban innovation, future mobility and technology strategies.
Florian also serves as rapporteur of the European Commission expert group for smart mobility systems and service and regularly advises research institutions, governments, municipalities, businesses and technology ventures on sustainable innovation.
He was chairman of the jury of 2017 Austrian National Mobility Award and a member of the jury of the EU Transport Innovation Challenge 2017.
Florian is also a co-founder and fellow of the LSE Grantham Research Institute for Climate and Environment. Previously, he co-founded and coordinated the LSE Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation. A native of Berlin, Florian has in the past worked with the German Institute for Urbanism and the German federal privatisation agency.