Maher Chebbo

  • President of ESMIG Association (European Smart Energy Services)

  • Co-founder of the European Commission SmartGrids initiative in 2005

  • Chairman of the ETP SmartGrids Digital Energy 4.0 Task Force

  • Member of the Board of REEEP (Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency-NGO)

  • Member of the Exec. Board of ARMINES (Ecole des Mines of Paris)

  • Nominated among the Top 40 most influential people in European SmartGrids

  • Nominated among the Top 8 Smart Energy Elites

  • Is “influencer” on Social Networks (Linkedin)

Maher is Chief Officer Global Power Digital Solutions at General Electric. He is Leading the Digital Transformation at Power & Utilities across the globe transforming GE from being an Industrial Provider to a Digital Industrial Leader of Solutions to the Energy market.

Before joining GE in May 2017, Maher was General Manager for Energy & Natural Resources for Europe, Middle East and Africa at SAP where he spent 21 years. He co-founded its Corporate In-Venturing Unit (SAP INSPIRE) in 2003 and held various responsibilities as a Regional EMEA Industries Head (Energy and various Industries like Telecom, Services, Engineering & Construction and Transportation).

Keeping the entrepreneurship spirit, Maher co-founded a German Solar micro-generation startup and advised start-ups in Demand Response Management and Energy Efficiency Services. Maher is also member of the advisory board of an innovative Drone startup.

Before joining SAP, Maher led at Cap Gemini the Power & Communication industries for 6 years.

Maher holds an Engineering Degree in Mechanical and Energy. He holds a PhD Energy degree from “Ecole des Mines de Paris” where he is member of the Board (ARMINES). He has an MBS in Electronics and a BA specialization in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Innovation and investments.


Charlemagne Wednesday 21 June16.00 - 17.30
De Gasperi