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About us

tado° in numbers

Founded in 2011

tado° was founded in Munich in 2011 by Christian Deilmann and Johannes Schwarz.

Customers: Over 1 million Smart Thermostats sold

tado° is most proactive in Europe, but also has customers around the world.

Community energy savings: equivalent to 70 annual wind turbines

As of the beginning of 2020, our users have saved the equivalent energy as produced annually by 70 wind turbines.

The management board

Toon Bouten, CEO

Company strategy, sales, operations, value chain management

Prior to tado°, Toon Bouten served as VP of Philips Electronics NV where he led the European Consumer Division with multibillion Euro revenues in 48 EMEA countries. As VP of Compaq Computers he started the Compaq Consumer Division in EMEA and reached the number one market position in Europe with more than a billion Euro annual revenues after six years. In early 2000, he took over as CEO of Jobline AB and within one year successfully scaled the company and listed the company on the Stockholm Stock exchange. More recently Toon served as President and CEO of GN Store Nord and GN Netcom, where he successfully transitioned it to a scalable and well-positioned leader in the headset industry.

Christian Deilmann, CPO

Product strategy and business development

Prior to co-founding tado° Christian Deilmann worked with the venture capital firm Target Partners, co-founded the mobile telecommunication company BellPepper and worked with the consulting firm A.T. Kearney. Christian holds an MSc in mechanical engineering from MIT (Cambridge, MA) as well as a Dipl.-Ing. in engineering & management from the Technical University of Munich. His passion is cutting-edge energy technology and its application in successful products.

Johannes Schwarz, CTO

IT, technical product development & intellectual property

Prior to co-founding tado°, Johannes Schwarz trained as a patent attorney at an intellectual property law firm and worked as a freelance IT consultant on miscellaneous enterprise software development projects. He holds a Dipl. Ing. degree in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Munich (TUM). During his studies at the Technical University of Munich, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and Virginia Tech (USA) he focused on computer science and control systems engineering. As CTO of tado°, Johannes is responsible for Research and Development as well as the company’s IT systems. Being a qualified patent attorney, Johannes also manages tado°'s intellectual property portfolio (trademarks, patents & designs).

Emanuel Eibach, CFO

Finance and administration

Prior to tado°, Emanuel Eibach worked for over 20 years in finance at various companies, including as Director Controlling & Analytics at Sunrise Communications AG in Zurich, as Director Finance & Administration at Telefonica Global Services GmbH in Madrid and Munich and as Head of Marketing & Sales Central Insights at Telefónica O2 Germany GmbH & Co in Munich. Emanuel Eibach holds a Master in Economics and business administration from the University of Augsburg. During his studies he focused on finance (controlling, accounting, auditing) and economics (corporate governance & policy). As CFO at tado°, he is responsible for finance and administration.