About the founders/CEO:
Alex Melzer, founder and CEO of zolar, graduated with a Master’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Dresden. From the very beginning, his career has been dedicated to the solar industry: he initially worked as a Product Manager at Solarwatt AG, before moving to Canada and becoming Managing Director at Soventix Canada Inc., a global solar project developer. After traveling and biking around the world, he moved back to Germany in 2016 where he founded the Greentech Startup Zolar together with his co-founder and friend from university Gregor Loukidis. His vision: changing the world’s energy generation to 100% renewable.
Gregor Loukidis spearheaded the installation of more than 3,000 residential PV systems in the UK for Soventix. As founder of Engynious UK, he was responsible for the development and execution of commercial PV systems for the past three years. He also worked on the software integration of an online monitoring and asset management software, automating asset management and customer billing processes.