Heinz Willebrand

Dr. Heinz Willebrand, the Chief Evangelist for LiFi Systems at Signify, is widely regarded as being among key driving visionary forces behind the Free-Space Optics (FSO) and wireless bridges movement, and is an inductee into EE Times list of "Forty Innovators Building the Foundation of the Next-Gen Electronics Industry." Well known and recognized for his contributions to the advancement of Optical Wireless Communications, Heinz regularly speaks at national and international conferences on technical and business related topics. He founded and held CEO/CTO positions with various startup companies, and most recently joined Signify as Chief Evangelist LiFi Systems.
Heinz obtained his Ph.D in Applied Physics at the University of Muenster/Germany and has held research and teaching positions with the University of Muenster and the University of Colorado in Boulder. He holds more than 10 national and international patents on fiber-optics and wireless technologies, has published more than 70 articles in technology and business journals.