Jochen Schwill is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Next Kraftwerke. He heads the sales as well as the product development and technology departments. Prior to founding his own company Next Kraftwerke with co-founder Hendrik Sämisch in 2009, he worked as a research associate at the Cologne Institute of Energy Economics (EWI) focusing on the modelling of short term power markets. Jochen Schwill is also a member of the executive board of the German Association of Energy and Water Industries, BDEW. He holds a degree as an industrial engineer.