about voltiris

the voltiris story

At Voltiris, we specialize in helping greenhouses increase sustainability and profitability through more efficient use of solar energy.

Our team of solar technology experts are dedicated to helping greenhouse farmers across Europe finally achieve energy independence.

the voltiris vision


Provide greenhouse growers control over their own source of green energy


Enable local, independent and sustainable food systems


Leverage double use of land to produce crop and electricity without compromise

the team

NICOLAS WEBER – CEO (Chief Executive Officer) & Co-Founder

Nicolas is driven by innovation, both in technology and business models.

5+ years experience in Strategy Consulting at Boston Consulting Group and 1-year venture building at BCG DV.

MSc in Strategy & Management at the London School of Economics and BSc in Management from HEC Lausanne.

Dominik Blaser –
Chief Product Engineer & Co-Founder

Dominik has a strong background in energy and sustainable solutions development.

Experience in the energy field, notably at Romande Energie, and in sustainability.

MSc in Mechanical Engineering at EPFL (ongoing).

Jonas Roch, PHD – CTO (Chief Technology Officer) & Co-Founder

Jonas has a passion for solar energy and deep expertise in optics and R&D .

3+ years’ experience in R&D at Hitachi ABB Power Grids in the high-voltage product field.

Ph.D. in Physics at Basel University with a specialization in Optics. BSc and MSc at EPFL.

Jacques Boppe - CFO (Chief Financial Officer)

Since 2005, Jacques has devoted his career on financing and developing technology companies combating climate change.

His started in investment banking and built industry expertise in renewable energy with specific knowledge in onshore wind, utility-scale battery storage and decentralized renewables infrastructure.

MBA from INSEAD, MPhil from University of Cambridge and MSc in Microengineering from EPFL.

Thomas Meuriot - COO (Chief Operating Officer)

With a strong experience in scaling up operations, Thomas sees Voltiris as an exciting challenge where he can contribute to making a positive impact on the environment.

10+ years of experience in Production and Industrialization in both startups and large corporates.

Executive MBA at HEC Lausanne and MSc in Computer Science at Centrale Lille.

Kaz Vermeer - Head of Commercialization

Kaz, an engineering student turned AgTech entrepreneur, thoroughly enjoys engaging with growers to assist them in finding optimal solutions for their needs.

Former CEO & Co-Founder of an AgTech startup in the Netherlands (successful exit) and startup coach at StartLife.

MSc in Mechanical Engineering at TU Delft University.

Xavier Da Costa – Head of Operations

Xavier is passionate about innovation, project building, and making a positive impact on the world.

Diverse background, including: academic research in the solar field, multibillion dollar company and a startup, where he helped raise 3M in seed funding.

MSc in chemistry and chemical engineering from EPFL, with certifications in project management and lean six sigma.

Nicolas Dietrich - Chief of Staff

Nicolas has a passion for businesses that make a positive impact on the world while enduring lasting profitability.

Experience in strategy consulting, venture capital, and early-stage startups.

MA in Strategy & International Management (SIM-HSG) at the University of St. Gallen.

Assaad Akouch - System Engineer

Assaad is passionate about developing new technologies and optimizing complex systems.

Assaad has a diverse background in different aspects of mechanical engineering, namely energy and system automation.

MSc in Mechanical Engineering at EPFL and BE in Mechanical Engineering at AUB.

Reda Kaismoune - Project Development Manager

Having dedicated his entire career to the renewable energy sector, Reda joined Voltiris in pursuit of a fresh and challenging opportunity.

15+ years experience in solar project development and inverter OEM.

MSc in Electronical Engineering at Polytech Annecy-Chambéry.

Corentin Carroz - Mechanical Engineer

Correntin thrives in innovation and is passionate about design and technology optimization.

Experience in mechanical development and engineering.

Currently studying at the University of Technology of Belfort for a MSc in mechanical design. BSc in industrial and design engineering at the Haute école Arc.

Lauriane Gugnot - Optical Engineer

Lauriane joined Voltiris in search of an innovative environment where she could apply her optical engineering skills to contribute to a more sustainable planet.

Experience in spectroscopy data analysis and image processing.

MSc in Optical Engineering at Institut d'Optique Graduate School / ParisTech.

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