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fos4X – COOPERATION, ENTHUSIASM, EFFICIENCY

These basic values are the engine of our young and international team

fos4X – COOPERATION, ENTHUSIASM, EFFICIENCY

These basic values are the engine of our young and international team

WHO WE ARE

The team consists of innovative thinkers, great engineers and experienced managers with a passion for creative solution finding. We use modern methods and our own technologies to make wind turbines transparent and optimize their operation.

OUR MANAGEMENT

Our team consists of different and experienced people. Together we turn our visions into reality.

Mads Kirkegaard
Chief Executive Officer

Since the acquisition of fos4X, Mads is managing the business of fos4X/PolyTech Germany together with Markus. Mads is also CEO of PolyTech S/E since the year 2012. Before that, Mads lead the R&D department of PolyTech S/E for 6 years.

Dr. Markus Schmid
Managing Director

Before receiving his PhD on fiber-optic sensor technology from Technical University  Munich, Markus worked as technician at Dräxlmaier in the automotive industry. He was co-founder of fos4X, headed the technology development division and is Managing Director since September 2020.

Alexander Michel
Chief Customer Officer

Alexander joined fos4X in 2020 after having worked for GE Power Conversion as Global Segment Leader Wind. His path already led him to the wind energy sector via Nordex in 2010. Alexander enriches fos4X especially in the strategic orientation of the company.

Dr. Bernhard Kopp
Chief Financial Officer

Bernhard joined fos4X in 2019 after serving in various managing roles at ESG, most recently as its group CFO. Previously, he worked as a management consultant and in several commercial functions in the media sector in Germany and abroad. He holds a PhD in economics from University of Linz.

Bernd Kuhnle
Chief Sales Officer

Before joining fos4X in 2015 as a sales engineer, Bernd was researcher at University Oldenburg with other career stops at wind energy companies. He has a trained aerospace engineer with a master degree from University Stuttgart. Within fos4X he is responsible for our as-a-Service sales.

Fabian Zelenka
Chief Operations Officer

Fabian started his career in an early phase of fos4X as development engineer. Subsequently he built up the series production for sensors and measurement devices as head of purchasing and production and later became the group COO in 2017.

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COMPANY HISTORY

The fos4X success story began in 2010 at the Chair of Measurement Systems and Sensor Technology at the TU Munich. The founders pursued the idea of developing fiber optic sensors that would make wind turbines more intelligent and efficient.

Today we help our customers to create sustainable digital business models in a changing world by enabling autonomous industrial assets based on our own sensor technology.

COMPANY HISTORY

The fos4X success story began in 2010 at the Chair of Measurement Systems and Sensor Technology at the TU Munich. The founders pursued the idea of developing fiber optic sensors that would make wind turbines more intelligent and efficient.

Today we help our customers to create sustainable digital business models in a changing world by enabling autonomous industrial assets based on our own sensor technology.

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