SoundEnergy

SoundEnergy is established to develop and commercialize new technologies to reduce fossil energy consumption. Our main focus is SoundEnergy’s breakthrough innovation: the THEAC-25. We are a modern company in sustainability, integrating environmental concern, scientific knowledge and business mentality.

In our vision, innovations should be:

• Effective: creating significant reduction
• Practical: easy to apply
• Profitable: financially attractive

Team

CEO Co-founder Architect with 25  years’ experience in building industry, entrepreneurship and design.

Herbert Berkhout

CEO Co-founder
Architect with 25+ years’ experience in building industry, entrepreneurship and design.
CRO Co-founder
Key opinion leader in Thermo Acoustics. Started at KPN R

Kees de Blok

CRO Co-founder
Key opinion leader in Thermo Acoustics. Started at KPN R&D lab with 35+ years’ experience in Thermo Acoustic research. Holds 4 patents in TA.
CTO Co-founderPromoted Mechanical engineer at University of Twente on lubricant free pistons and biofuel with 10  yrs experience in Thermo Acoustic research.

Pawel Owczarek

CTO Co-founder
Promoted Mechanical engineer at University of Twente on lubricant free pistons and biofuel with 10+ yrs experience in Thermo Acoustic research.
CFO
14  years’ experience with start-ups, multinationals, investors, governments, in innovation, sustainability

Roy Hamans

CFO
14+ years’ experience with start-ups, multinationals, investors, governments, in innovation, sustainability & energy. MBA from IMD
Mechanical EngineerBSc. in Mechanical Engineering, Engineer with 8  years’ experience in the chain from design to end product and the link between science and customer-ready solution.

Stan Haenen

Mechanical Engineer
BSc. in Mechanical Engineering, Engineer with 8+ years’ experience in the chain from design to end product and the link between science and customer-ready solution.
Heat Transfer Researcher
BSc. in Mechanical Engineering (Tamil Nadu) and graduated from TU Delft with an MSc. in Sustainable Energy Technology with specialization in Heat Transfer and Building Energy

Palak Gupta

Heat Transfer Researcher
BSc. in Mechanical Engineering (Tamil Nadu) and graduated from TU Delft with an MSc. in Sustainable Energy Technology with specialization in Heat Transfer and Building Energy
Industrial Designer
Cum Laude graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven in Industrial design. 25  years’ experience on industrial design in prestigious offices worldwide.

David den Breejen

Industrial Designer
Cum Laude graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven in Industrial design. 25+ years’ experience on industrial design in prestigious offices worldwide.
Acoustic

Michael Timmer

Acoustic & Data Specialist
Graduated MSc. in Thermal and Fluid Engineering at University of Twente (Cum Laude). Master thesis in thermoacoustics won the Unilever research prize 2016. PhD in thermoacoustic to electric conversion finished early 2020.
Finance

Vincent Heutinck

Finance & Control
Schooled in Economics and Finance with +25 years’ experience in banking e.g. RABOBANK and durable innovation.
Sales manager
25  years experience in High Tech sales at BECSales, Stork

Jurgen Niemeijer

Sales manager
25+ years experience in High Tech sales at BECSales, Stork & VDL

Achievements

  • TOP LIGHT KennisPark 2015
  • EIT KIC Highway Program 2015-2017
  • TECH FOR FUTURE 2015-2018
  • Young Technology Award 2015
  • LG Open Innovation Fair Aachen 2016 (GER) key note speaker
  • Accenture Technology Award -circular economy 2016 (NL) finalist
  • MIT (2016)
  • CAPITAL FEST Amsterdam 2016 (NL) invited presenter
  • First commercial unit sold DUBAI (2017)
  • A-round VC COTTONWOOD (2017)
  • MIT (2017)
  • DOEN Energy[s]toppers (NL) 2017 finalist
  • OOP OOST EFRO 3.2 (2018)
  • NREL industry forum 2018, Denver (USA) invited presenter
  • New York Venture Summit, NYC 2018 (USA) invited presenter
  • Horizon 2020 SME (1st phase) 2018
  • CES LAS VEGAS 2019

Recognition

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SoundEnergy and Huitink Oldenzaal work together on project Development Thermo Acoustic Energy Converter which is being supported by the European Regional Development Fund. Focus: business creation.

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