Full Name
Thomas Forner
Job Title
Co-Founder & CEO
Focused Energy
Speaker Bio
Thomas is a passionate entrepreneur and company builder, boasting over 20 years of experience in the tech start-up sector. Currently, he serves as the Co-Founder and CEO of Focused Energy Inc., where he leads a team in developing a safe, clean, and independent energy source for humanity using cutting-edge laser technology. In addition, he lends his strategic insights to Wonderz GmbH as an advisor and holds an associate partner position at Conmeta Venture GmbH.

Earlier in his career, Thomas founded Neurofelix Handels GmbH, which concentrated on crafting solutions for neurodegenerative diseases. He has also played pivotal roles as an advisor and CFO for a range of companies, such as volders GmbH, DECA Games, Marvel Fusion, and dentolo. Notably, he served as both Co-CEO and CFO for LaVita GmbH, a firm specializing in natural health supplements, and co-founded ValueMiner, a venture in the realm of social business software.

Educationally, between 1993 and 1998, Thomas Forner earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Management, specializing in General Management, from the University of Passau. In 2001, he delved into Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Studies through the Bertelsmann Program at INSEAD. Later, in 2008, he attended the University of St. Gallen to study Change Management and Digital Transformation
Thomas Forner