Lars Schmitz

Lars Schmitz

Head Developer & Startup Program at Esri

Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy Berlin Mentor

Lars is responsible for the Esri Startup Program at Esri, the global leader for Geographic Information Systems. Esri is doing worldwide business now for over 40 years with a clear focus on B2B and serves 16 industries including transportation and energy. This means that members of the Esri Startup Program benefit from a wide range of business opportunities in these markets.

Lars’ focus is on incubating startups and new products in the area of mapping and location based services. He has a broad background in agile product development, emerging business development and innovation management. Before joining Esri Lars held various leading positions at major IT organizations including Tele Atlas and Sapient Nitro.