Alfredo Naef – Chief Technology Officer

Alfredo Naef, an accomplished professional in the tech industry, currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Cloud & Grid department at EVON SA. With his multiple skills and expertise in data science, energy and software engineering, Alfredo is playing a pivotal role in steering the technological direction of the company.

Alfredo’s journey in the tech realm is marked by a profound passion and commitment to drive the renewable transition of our society, complemented by a robust academic background. Through his academic journey, Alfredo succeeded in obtaining first a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and after a master’s degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in Energy at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). During his academic pursuits, he developed a keen interest in the energy sector and the imperative to transition towards renewables. His passion for sustainable living and technological innovation became evident as he delved into the realms of data science and software development, recognizing their potential to propel the renewable transition forward.

After completing his studies, he began his professional journey as a researcher at EPFL , driven by his innate curiosity and professional mission. This experience led him to contribute to various fields within renewable technologies with also publications on academic journals. His specialization in software development, energy optimization, thermal engineering, and the application of AI/ML in renewable energy technologies showcased his commitment to driving positive change.

As CTO at EVON SA, Alfredo leads a dedicated team, tirelessly harnessing the power of cutting-edge technologies to ensure the seamless functioning of cloud-based services and grid solutions. His visionary approach to technology has been instrumental in shaping and optimizing EVON SA’s strategies for the EV charger’s infrastructure of the future . Under his leadership, the company has achieved significant milestones, staying at the forefront of advancements in cloud computing and grid technologies.

As Chief Technology Officer for Cloud & Grid, Alfredo Naef continues to shape the technological future of EVON SA, ensuring that the company remains at the forefront of innovation in the fast-evolving landscape of cloud computing and grid technologies. His ultimate goal is to leverage his expertise in renewable energy technologies, data science, and software development to help the energy sector optimize and improve their current technologies, with a vision to reduce carbon emissions by 2050 for the well-being of our society and planet

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