Vivatech 2023


Vincent Schachter


Pelikan Mobility

Vincent Schachter is co-founder and CEO of Pelikan Mobility. From 2019 to 2022, he was Head of Global Energy Services at ENEL X e-Mobility, in charge of Vehicle-Grid Integration. He also served as CEO of ENEL X France. From 2016 to 2018 he was Senior VP Energy Services at eMotorWerks, a Bay Area e-Mobility startup. There he led the VGI technology, product and business development effort. eMotorWerks was acquired by Enel Group, the largest integrated utility in Europe, in October 2017. As Senior Advisor & Entrepreneur in Residence at Engie in 2016-2017, he designed disruptive large scale business models in the Distributed Energy Resources + digital arena, which led to "Energy Communities" business model and initial offers. As Vice President R&D at Total New Energies from 2009 to 2016, he built Total’s cleantech R&D from the ground up into a prominent international player in the fields of solar PV and industrial biotechnology. Before entering the energy industry, he drove computational biology research and software development in startups and academia, founding a computational biology lab at the leading French technology research organization (CEA), leading bioinformatics at the French national genome center, and co-founding Hybrigenics, the first spin-off from the Pasteur Institute. Vincent received his PhD in Computer Science from Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. He is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and co-recipient of a US Presidential Green Chemistry Award.

My interests

Environment & Climate Tech
Industry, Logistics & Supply Chain
Mobility & Smart City

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