About us

Together we make climate protection simple and profitable.

An idea revolutionizes heat management for non-residential buildings.

We are vilisto. passionate. empathetic. creative.

We are a complementary team of over 80 passionate developers, empathetic communicators, result-oriented doers and creative designers who make our products a little better every day. This is how we increase our impact on the energy and heat transition and make our contribution to climate protection. We want to continuously expand this – for a sustainable and livable future on our planet.

The idea for vilisto came from our three founders Christoph Berger, Lasse Stehnken and Christian Brase. Already during their studies, they realized that non-residential buildings are mostly heated inefficiently and that the solutions available on the market are not able to solve this challenge comfortably.

Since then, we have stood for a world in which people automatically consume only as much energy as they need for their personal well-being.

Our management

Christoph Berger
Founder & CEO

As an energy engineer from TU Hamburg and UC Berkeley, Christoph developed the original idea for vilisto. He leads the company as CEO and is responsible for corporate development, finance and human resources. Based on his energy engineering background, he continuously develops the future products at vilisto.

Lasse Stehnken
Founder & CTO

Lasse is the perfect complement to the technical implementation of the ideas. He is a software developer and has also gained in-depth hardware knowledge through his studies at the Technical University of Munich as well as international work experience. Lasse leads the technical development at vilisto and is very good at thinking his way into complex issues.

Christian Brase
Founder & CSO

As a behavioral economist, Christian is largely responsible for the sustainable growth of our business figures. He is responsible for sales and marketing and always has an open ear for customer needs. After completing his Master’s degree at the University of Cologne, he gained experience in building up the sales department of another fast-growing startup, among other things.

Come join our team!

You want to be part of our climate mission and work together with us on the topics of energy efficiency and climate protection? Here you can find our job offers. We look forward to hearing from you!

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