Yamin Xu

Project Lead, Internet of Things, World Economic Forum Beijing

Yamin has more than 15 years of experience in the domain of smart city and IoT. He started to work as an engineer in the ABB China and then made a career in Schneider Electric which led him to the management positions in BD and Strategy of Smart Building Services. He pioneered the first Chinese Cloud-based energy management platform for both retail and commercial complex segments.
Yamin joined Engine, a leading French energy company, in 2015 and he held various managing positions in the industrial internet and smart city businesses of the company. He led several M&A deals in intelligent city infrastructure-related projects and also acted as the IoT representative in China.

Yamin holds two Masters’ of Engineering from France (Ecole Nationale Superieure D’Ingenieurs En Informatique,Automatique Mecanique,Energetique Electronique) and China (Peking University).